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CVE-2005-3257 Detail

Current Description

The VT implementation (vt_ioctl.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.12, and possibly other versions including 2.6.14.4, allows local users to use the KDSKBSENT ioctl on terminals of other users and gain privileges, as demonstrated by modifying key bindings using loadkeys.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=334113 Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHBA-2007-0304.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1017
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1018
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.securityfocus.com/bid/15122
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10615
https://usn.ubuntu.com/231-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3257
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018