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CVE-2006-2451 Detail

Current Description

The suid_dumpable support in Linux kernel 2.6.13 up to versions before 2.6.17.4, and 2.6.16 before 2.6.16.24, allows a local user to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) and possibly gain privileges via the PR_SET_DUMPABLE argument of the prctl function and a program that causes a core dump file to be created in a directory for which the user does not have permissions.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/07/2006
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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 unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=195902
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016451
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-162.htm
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.17.y.git;a=commit;h=0af184bb9f80edfbb94de46cb52e9592e5a547b0
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.24
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.17.4
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_17_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_42_kernel.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_47_kernel.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_49_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0574.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439610/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/439483/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/439869/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440057/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440117/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440118/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440379/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18874
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-311-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2699 Vendor Advisory
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-488
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11336

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11336
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11336

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2451
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017