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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
Description Last Modified:  11/09/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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
http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-07-11-2006.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0436.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:047
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:060
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-416-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10588

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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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5823
NVD Published Date:
11/09/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018