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CVE-2006-5823 Detail

Description

The zlib_inflate function in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed filesystem that uses zlib compression that triggers memory corruption, as demonstrated using cramfs.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/09/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5823
Original release date:
11/09/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

The CVE-2006-5823 is about a corrupted cramfs (MOKB-07-11-2006) that can cause a memory corruption and so crash the machine. For Red Hat Enterpise Linux 3 this issue is tracked via Bugzilla #216960 and for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 it is tracked via Bugzilla #216958. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 is not vulnerable to this issue. This issue has been rated as having low impact, because root privileges or physical access to the machine are needed to mount a corrupted filesystem and crash the machine. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-07-11-2006.html External Source MISC http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-07-11-2006.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0014
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0436.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0436
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/2008/dsa-1503 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1503
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1504
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:047 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:047
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:060 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:060
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:079
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457 External Source BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-416-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-416-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10588 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10588

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10588
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10588

Technical Details

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