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CVE-2005-4605 Detail

Current Description

The procfs code (proc_misc.c) in Linux 2.6.14.3 and other versions before 2.6.15 allows attackers to read sensitive kernel memory via unspecified vectors in which a signed value is added to an unsigned value.

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:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@43b562ae6hJGLWZA4TNf2k-RzXnVlQ
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/gnupatch@43b562ae6hJGLWZA4TNf2k-RzXnVlQ
http://lists.suse.de/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Feb/0010.html
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=113535380422339&w=2
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=8b90db0df7187a01fb7177f1f812123138f562cf
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:040
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_06_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/2006-January/msg00014.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0101.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427981/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16284
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23811
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11747
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:2.6.14:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4605
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018