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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-5753

Original release date: 01/30/2007
Last revised: 09/15/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in the listxattr system call in Linux kernel, when a "bad inode" is present, allows local users to cause a denial of service (data corruption) and possibly gain privileges via unknown vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/18/2007)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 is not vulnerable to this issue as it only affects x86_64 architectures. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch at release.

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25683
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:018
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24482
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24100
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-416-1
External Source: BID
Name: 22316
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9371
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:021
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:040
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25691
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23997
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 33020
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25714
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29058
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1503
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:030
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0014
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24547
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1304
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-291
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23955
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm
External Source: MISC
Name: http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/3/150
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25226
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24400
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-277
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:035
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24429
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24098
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24206
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:060
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1106

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9371
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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