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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3055

Original release date: 09/26/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Linux kernel 2.6.8 to 2.6.14-rc2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) via a userspace process that issues a USB Request Block (URB) to a USB device and terminates before the URB is finished, which leads to a stale pointer reference.


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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2005-1863
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0580
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-219-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-200.htm
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:220
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-180.htm
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:067
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0575
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0579
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1017
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2005:068
External Source: BID
Name: 14955
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:235
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:219
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9472
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:218
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0437
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-kernel] 20050925 [BUG/PATCH/RFC] Oops while completing async USB via usbdevio

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9472
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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