CVE-2005-3276

LOW
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Description

The sys_get_thread_area function in process.c in Linux 2.6 before 2.6.12.4 and 2.6.13 does not clear a data structure before copying it to userspace, which might allow a user process to obtain sensitive information.

References

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

http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/8/3/36

http://secunia.com/advisories/17826

http://secunia.com/advisories/18056

http://secunia.com/advisories/18510

http://secunia.com/advisories/19252

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922

http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=71ae18ec690953e9ba7107c7cc44589c2cc0d9f1

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:218

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-2006-0101.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0144.html

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428028/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/428058/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15527

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9748

https://usn.ubuntu.com/219-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-10-21

Updated: 2018-10-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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:2.6.9:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (10 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
65105Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.10 : linux-source-2.6.8.1/-2.6.10/-2.6.12 vulnerabilities (USN-219-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
22788Debian DSA-922-1 : kernel-source-2.6.8 - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
21977CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2006:0101)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
21882CentOS 3 : kernel (CESA-2006:0144)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
21089RHEL 3 : kernel (RHSA-2006:0144)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
20732RHEL 4 : kernel (RHSA-2006:0101)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
20451MDKSA-2005:220 : kernelNessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
20450Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2005:219)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
801416CentOS RHSA-2006-0144 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high
801413CentOS RHSA-2006-0101 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high