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CVE-2006-5749 Detail


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

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
1.7 LOW
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
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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