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CVE-2005-4618 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in sysctl in the Linux Kernel 2.6 before 2.6.15 allows local users to corrupt user memory and possibly cause a denial of service via a long string, which causes sysctl to write a zero byte outside the buffer. NOTE: since the sysctl is called from a userland program that provides the argument, this might not be a vulnerability, unless a legitimate user-assisted or setuid scenario can be identified.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.15
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1017 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1018 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8febdd85adaa41fa1fc1cb31286210fc2cd3ed0c
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.15
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:040
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16141 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0035
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:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test11:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test8:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test9:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.9:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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: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:2.6.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.11.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.13.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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:2.6.14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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:2.6.14.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4618
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018