SecurityTracker.com
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 


Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel sysctl() Interface Unregistration Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015434
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015434
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-2709   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 4 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.6 prior to 2.6.15
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Linux Kernel. A local user can cause the kernel to crash.

A local user can exploit an error in the sysctl() interface unregistration process to trigger a kerenl panic.

Impact:   A local user can cause a kernel panic.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.6.15).
Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jan 19 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel sysctl() Interface Unregistration Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.
Feb 1 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel sysctl() Interface Unregistration Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enteprise Linux 2.1.
Feb 2 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel sysctl() Interface Unregistration Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux



 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2019, SecurityGlobal.net LLC