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CVE-2006-4814 Detail

Current Description

The mincore function in the Linux kernel before 2.4.33.6 does not properly lock access to user space, which has unspecified impact and attack vectors, possibly related to a deadlock.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/19/2006
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000023.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503 Patch
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.33.6
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:040
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:060
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0211.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21663 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-416-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5082 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2222/references Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9648

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9648
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9648

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test10:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test11:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test12:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test8:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test9:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre8:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23:pre9:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23_ow2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.24_ow1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.29:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.29:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.30:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.30:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.31:pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.32:pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.32:pre2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.33:pre1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.33.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.33.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.33.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.4.33.5

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4814
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017