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CVE-2005-0400 Detail

Description

The ext2_make_empty function call in the Linux kernel before 2.6.11.6 does not properly initialize memory when creating a block for a new directory entry, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading the block.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://arkoon.net/advisories/ext2-make-empty-leak.txt Vendor Advisory
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.11.6
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111238764720696&w=2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-366.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-663.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0190.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0191.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12932
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-103-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1878
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=152532
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19866
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10336

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10336
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10336

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0400
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017