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CVE-2006-5749 Detail

Description

The isdn_ppp_ccp_reset_alloc_state function in drivers/isdn/isdn_ppp.c in the Linux 2.4 kernel before 2.4.34-rc4 does not call the init_timer function for the ISDN PPP CCP reset state timer, which has unknown attack vectors and results in a system crash.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/31/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5749
Original release date:
12/31/2006
Last revised:
09/15/2010
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
1.7 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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 (03/14/2007)

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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.34 External Source CONFIRM http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.34
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/wtarreau/linux-2.4.git;a=commitdiff;h=05dca9b77f99d80cf615075624666106d5b61727 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/wtarreau/linux-2.4.git;a=commitdiff;h=05dca9b77f99d80cf615075624666106d5b61727
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:012 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:012
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:025 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:025
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:040 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:040
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:018
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_21_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:021
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_30_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:030
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_35_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:035
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457 External Source BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21835 External Source BID 21835
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21883 External Source BID 21883
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0002/ External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0002
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-416-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-416-1

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