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CVE-2006-3634 Detail

Current Description

The (1) __futex_atomic_op and (2) futex_atomic_cmpxchg_inatomic functions in Linux kernel 2.6.17-rc4 to 2.6.18-rc2 perform the atomic futex operation in the kernel address space instead of the user address space, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash).

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2006-3634
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=bafe00cc9297ca77b66e5c83e5e65e17c0c997c8

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:2.6.17:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-3634
NVD Published Date:
08/04/2006
NVD Last Modified:
01/19/2011