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CVE-2006-4093 Detail

Current Description

Linux kernel 2.x.6 before 2.6.17.9 and 2.4.x before 2.4.33.1 on PowerPC PPC970 systems allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) related to the "HID0 attention enable on PPC970 at boot time."

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

Evaluator Solution

Upgrade to Linux Kernel version 2.4.33.1

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.33.1 Broken Link Vendor Advisory
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.17.9 Broken Link Vendor Advisory
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-249.htm Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1184 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1237 Third Party Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_21_sr.html Broken Link
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_22_sr.html Broken Link
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_57_kernel.html Broken Link
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0689.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19615 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-346-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3330 Permissions Required
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3331 Permissions Required
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-611 Broken Link
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10666 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.4.0
Up to (excluding)
2.4.33.1
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.6.0
Up to (excluding)
2.6.17.9

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:5.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4093
NVD Published Date:
08/21/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018