CVE-2005-3053

low
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Description

The sys_set_mempolicy function in mempolicy.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel BUG()) via a negative first argument.

References

http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/[email protected]

http://secunia.com/advisories/17141

http://secunia.com/advisories/17364

http://secunia.com/advisories/17826

http://secunia.com/advisories/19374

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1017

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:220

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-808.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15049

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-199-1

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10576

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-09-26

Updated: 2018-10-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
22559Debian DSA-1017-1 : kernel-source-2.6.8 - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
21967CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2005:808)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
20613Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : linux-source-2.6.10, linux-source-2.6.8.1 vulnerabilities (USN-199-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
low
20451MDKSA-2005:220 : kernelNessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
20450Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2005:219)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
20104RHEL 4 : kernel (RHSA-2005:808)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
801412CentOS RHSA-2005-808 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high