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CVE-2005-2456 Detail

Current Description

Array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert function in xfrm_user.c in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops or deadlock) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a p->dir value that is larger than XFRM_POLICY_OUT, which is used as an index in the sock->sk_policy array.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/04/2005
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


Access Vector (AV): Local
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://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-921
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=blobdiff;h=8da3e25b2c4c1f305fd85428d3a9eb62b543bfba;hp=ecade4893a139cc35d4fe345ce70242ede5358c4;hb=a4f1bac62564049ea4718c4624b0fadc9f597c84;f=net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c Patch
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a4f1bac62564049ea4718c4624b0fadc9f597c84 Patch
http://www.mail-archive.com/netdev@vger.kernel.org/msg00520.html Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:220
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_50_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-514.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-663.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14477
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1878
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/21710
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10858
https://usn.ubuntu.com/169-1/

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10858
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10858

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2456
NVD Published Date:
08/04/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018