ID CVE-2006-6921
Summary Unspecified versions of the Linux kernel allow local users to cause a denial of service (unrecoverable zombie process) via a program with certain instructions that prevent init from properly reaping a child whose parent has died.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:31)
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 2013-04-29T04:09:11.692-04:00
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
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description Unspecified versions of the Linux kernel allow local users to cause a denial of service (unrecoverable zombie process) via a program with certain instructions that prevent init from properly reaping a child whose parent has died.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10834
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Unspecified versions of the Linux kernel allow local users to cause a denial of service (unrecoverable zombie process) via a program with certain instructions that prevent init from properly reaping a child whose parent has died.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0939
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2008:0154
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-hugemem-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-largesmp-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-smp-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-smp-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-xenU-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-xenU-devel-0:2.6.9-55.0.12.EL
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-53.1.14.el5
refmap via4
confirm http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm
mlist
  • [linux-kernel] 20061219 BUG: wedged processes, test program supplied
  • [linux-kernel] 20061220 Re: BUG: wedged processes, test program supplied
secunia
  • 27436
  • 27747
  • 29236
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-10-18
organization Red Hat
statement This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:31
Published 12-01-2007 - 23:28
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