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CVE-2006-5649 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the "alignment check exception handling" in Ubuntu 5.10, 6.06 LTS, and 6.10 for the PowerPC (PPC) allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/13/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5649
Original release date:
12/13/2006
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/10/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 did not ship for PowerPC architecture.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:079
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21523 External Source BID 21523
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-395-1 Patch External Source UBUNTU USN-395-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1233 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1233
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1237 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1237

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