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CVE-2005-3271 Detail

Current Description

Exec in Linux kernel 2.6 does not properly clear posix-timers in multi-threaded environments, which results in a resource leak and could allow a large number of multiple local users to cause a denial of service by using more posix-timers than specified by the quota for a single user.

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://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@414b332fsZQvEUsfzKJIo-q2_ZH0hg Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:218
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219
http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/9806
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15533
http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0409.1/1107.html Vendor Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/219-1/

Technical Details

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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-2005-3271
NVD Published Date:
10/20/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018