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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2973

Original release date: 10/27/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The udp_v6_get_port function in udp.c in Linux 2.6 before 2.6.14-rc5, when running IPv6, allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and crash).


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0191
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2005-1013
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0140
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0493
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 20163
External Source: BID
Name: 15156
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1017
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10041
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-161.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=170772
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2005-1007
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:040
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0190
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-2173
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1018
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@4342df67SNhRx_3FGhUrrU-FXLlQIA
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:072
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-219-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:068
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-3
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:067
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-2

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10041
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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