CVE-2005-3119

low
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Description

Memory leak in the request_key_auth_destroy function in request_key_auth in Linux kernel 2.6.10 up to 2.6.13 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of authorization token keys.

References

http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/[email protected]_orbko06TrjMVA

http://secunia.com/advisories/17114

http://secunia.com/advisories/17364

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15076

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11236

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-10-12

Updated: 2017-10-11

Type: CWE-399

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
21967CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2005:808)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
20104RHEL 4 : kernel (RHSA-2005:808)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
801412CentOS RHSA-2005-808 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high