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CVE-2005-2098 Detail

Description

The KEYCTL_JOIN_SESSION_KEYRING operation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.12.5 contains an error path that does not properly release the session management semaphore, which allows local users or remote attackers to cause a denial of service (semaphore hang) via a new session keyring (1) with an empty name string, (2) with a long name string, (3) with the key quota reached, or (4) ENOMEM.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/23/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.12.5
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:220
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-514.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14521
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-169-1 Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9638

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9638
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9638

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test10:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test11:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test8:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test9:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:386:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:686:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:686_smp:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:amd64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:amd64_k8:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:amd64_k8_smp:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:amd64_xeon:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:k7:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:k7_smp:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:power3:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:power3_smp:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:power4:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:power4_smp:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5:*:powerpc_smp:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11_rc1_bk6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2098
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017