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CVE-2006-6385 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Intel PRO 10/100, PRO/1000, and PRO/10GbE PCI, PCI-X, and PCIe network adapter drivers (aka NDIS miniport drivers) before 20061205 allows local users to execute arbitrary code with "kernel-level" privileges via an incorrect function call in certain OID handlers.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/07/2006      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/08/2006)

Not Vulnerable. eEye Research advisory AD20061207 (Intel Network Adapter Driver Local Privilege Escalation) describes a flaw in the Linux Kernel drivers for the e100, e1000, and ixgb Intel network cards. The flaw affects the NDIS miniport drivers and its OID support. The Linux Kernel drivers do not support the NDIS API and the OID concept from Microsoft Windows.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source MLIST [freebsd-security] 20061206 Intel LAN Driver Buffer Overflow Local Privilege Escalation External Source MISC External Source MISC External Source SREASON 2007 External Source SECTRACK 1017346 External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#296681 External Source BUGTRAQ 20061207 EEYE: Intel Network Adapter Driver Local Privilege Escalation External Source BID 21456 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4871 External Source XF intel-lan-driver-bo(30750)

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