ID CVE-2005-0839
Summary Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.11 does not restrict access to the N_MOUSE line discipline for a TTY, which allows local users to gain privileges by injecting mouse or keyboard events into other user sessions.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.2 (as of 19-10-2018 - 15:31)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:19:34.194-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.11 does not restrict access to the N_MOUSE line discipline for a TTY, which allows local users to gain privileges by injecting mouse or keyboard events into other user sessions.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9460
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.11 does not restrict access to the N_MOUSE line discipline for a TTY, which allows local users to gain privileges by injecting mouse or keyboard events into other user sessions.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2005:366
refmap via4
fedora FLSA:157459-3
misc http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@41fa6464E1UuGu6zmketEYxm73KSyQ
mlist [linux-kernel] 20050301 Re: Breakage from patch: Only root should be able to set the N_MOUSE line discipline.
Last major update 19-10-2018 - 15:31
Published 02-05-2005 - 04:00
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