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CVE-2005-2800 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the seq_file implementation in the SCSI procfs interface (sg.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.13 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via certain repeated reads from the /proc/scsi/sg/devices file, which is not properly handled when the next() iterator returns NULL or an error.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1017 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=729d70f5dfd663b44bca68a4479c96bde7e535d6 Issue Tracking
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:218 Broken Link
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:220
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0101.html Not Applicable
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/419522/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14790 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9954

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2800
NVD Published Date:
09/06/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018