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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
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
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.

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Hyperlink Resource
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
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:012
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:025
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:040
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_kernel.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_21_kernel.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_30_kernel.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_35_kernel.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21835
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21883
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0002/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-416-1

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5749
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2006
NVD Last Modified:
09/15/2010