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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      Last Modified:  01/30/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5753
Original release date:
01/30/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2739 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-277
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2740 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-291
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/3/150 External Source MISC http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/3/150
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1304
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1503
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:040 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:040
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:060 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:060
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.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0014
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457 External Source BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22316 External Source BID 22316
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-416-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-416-1
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1106 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1106
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9371 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9371

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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