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CVE-2005-3356 Detail

Current Description

The mq_open system call in Linux kernel 2.6.9, in certain situations, can decrement a counter twice ("double decrement") as a result of multiple calls to the mntput function when the dentry_open function call fails, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified attack vectors.

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://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=169130
http://lists.suse.de/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Feb/0010.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0101.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1017
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=7c7dce9209161eb260cdf9e9172f72c3a02379e6
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:040
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_06_kernel.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427981/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16283
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25302
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10731
https://usn.ubuntu.com/244-1/

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:2.6.9:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3356
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018