CVE-2006-0482

LOW

Description

Linux kernel 2.6.15.1 and earlier, when running on SPARC architectures, allows local users to cause a denial of service (hang) via a "date -s" command, which causes invalid sign extended arguments to be provided to the get_compat_timespec function call.

References

http://lists.debian.org/debian-sparc/2006/01/msg00129.html

http://marc.info/?l=linux-sparc&m=113861010514065&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=linux-sparc&m=113861287813463&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/19374

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17216

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0418

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24475

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-01-31

Updated: 2017-07-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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