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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-6535

Original release date: 01/30/2007
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The dev_queue_xmit function in Linux kernel 2.6 can fail before calling the local_bh_disable function, which could lead to data corruption and "node lockups." NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is exploitable.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.4 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24206
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1304
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/gnupatch@4186e5bfgUOMBbA6xFaY0_z84kaURw
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:035
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0014
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23997
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25683
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25714
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11679
External Source: BID
Name: 22317

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11679
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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