ID CVE-2005-2456
Summary Array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert function in xfrm_user.c in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops or deadlock) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a p->dir value that is larger than XFRM_POLICY_OUT, which is used as an index in the sock->sk_policy array.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 19-10-2018 - 15:32)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:09:25.515-04:00
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 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • 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 sk_policy array.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10858
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert function in xfrm_user.c in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops or deadlock) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a p-dir value that is larger than XFRM_POLICY_OUT, which is used as an index in the sock-sk_policy array.
version 29
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:514
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:663
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.9-22.EL
  • kernel-debuginfo-0:2.6.9-22.EL
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.9-22.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.9-22.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.6.9-22.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-devel-0:2.6.9-22.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.6.9-22.EL
  • kernel-smp-devel-0:2.6.9-22.EL
  • kernel-0:2.4.21-37.EL
  • kernel-BOOT-0:2.4.21-37.EL
  • kernel-debuginfo-0:2.4.21-37.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.4.21-37.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.4.21-37.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-unsupported-0:2.4.21-37.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.4.21-37.EL
  • kernel-smp-unsupported-0:2.4.21-37.EL
  • kernel-source-0:2.4.21-37.EL
  • kernel-unsupported-0:2.4.21-37.EL
refmap via4
bid 14477
confirm
debian
  • DSA-921
  • DSA-922
fedora FLSA:157459-3
mandrake
  • MDKSA-2005:219
  • MDKSA-2005:220
misc http://www.mail-archive.com/netdev@vger.kernel.org/msg00520.html
secunia
  • 16298
  • 16500
  • 17002
  • 17073
  • 17826
  • 18056
  • 18059
suse SUSE-SA:2005:050
ubuntu USN-169-1
vupen ADV-2005-1878
xf linux-kernel-xfrm-dos(21710)
Last major update 19-10-2018 - 15:32
Published 04-08-2005 - 04:00
Last modified 19-10-2018 - 15:32
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