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CVE-2006-4538 Detail

Current Description

Linux kernel 2.6.17 and earlier, when running on IA64 or SPARC platforms, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed ELF file that triggers memory maps that cross region boundaries.

Source:  MITRE
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NIST: NVD
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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.17.11
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/9/4/116 Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.17.y.git;a=commit;h=8833ebaa3f4325820fe3338ccf6fae04f6669254 Patch
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:060
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1049.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19702
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-347-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1233
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1237
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3670
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10301

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:rc4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::386
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::686
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::686_smp
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::amd64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::amd64_k8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::amd64_k8_smp
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::amd64_xeon
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::k7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::k7_smp
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::power3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::power3_smp
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::power4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::power4_smp
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::powerpc
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1.5::powerpc_smp
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:rc4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:rc5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.9
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.10
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.11
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.12
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11_rc1_bk6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:rc4
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4538
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018