CVE-2006-0742

MEDIUM

Description

The die_if_kernel function in arch/ia64/kernel/unaligned.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.15.6, possibly when compiled with certain versions of gcc, has the "noreturn" attribute set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by causing user faults on Itanium systems.

References

ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060402-01-U

http://secunia.com/advisories/19078

http://secunia.com/advisories/19220

http://secunia.com/advisories/19607

http://secunia.com/advisories/20398

http://secunia.com/advisories/20671

http://secunia.com/advisories/20914

http://secunia.com/advisories/21136

http://secunia.com/advisories/21465

http://secunia.com/advisories/21983

http://secunia.com/advisories/22417

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-180.htm

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-200.htm

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1097

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1103

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.15.6

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:059

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006-05-31.html

http://www.osvdb.org/23660

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0437.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0575.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16993

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0856

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2554

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/25068

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10742

https://usn.ubuntu.com/263-1/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-03-09

Updated: 2018-10-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.1

Severity: MEDIUM