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CVE-2005-3181 Detail

Current Description

The audit system in Linux kernel 2.6.6, and other versions before 2.6.13.4, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled, uses an incorrect function to free names_cache memory, which prevents the memory from being tracked by AUDITSYSCALL code and leads to a memory leak that allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption).

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://kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=829841146878e082613a49581ae252c071057c23
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@4346883bQBeBd26syWTKX2CVC5bDcA Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1017
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:218
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:220
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:235
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-808.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/9549
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/9806
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15076
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-199-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9467

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:2.6.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.3:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.4:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.5:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.6:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.7:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.8:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.10:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.11:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.12:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.13.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3181
NVD Published Date:
10/12/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018