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CVE-2006-5753 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the listxattr system call in Linux kernel, when a "bad inode" is present, allows local users to cause a denial of service (data corruption) and possibly gain privileges via unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/30/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/18/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 is not vulnerable to this issue as it only affects x86_64 architectures. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch at release.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2739
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2740
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/3/150
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503
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.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.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22316
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-416-1
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1106
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9371

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9371
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9371

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5753
NVD Published Date:
01/30/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017