CVE-2006-2451

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Description

The suid_dumpable support in Linux kernel 2.6.13 up to versions before 2.6.17.4, and 2.6.16 before 2.6.16.24, allows a local user to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) and possibly gain privileges via the PR_SET_DUMPABLE argument of the prctl function and a program that causes a core dump file to be created in a directory for which the user does not have permissions.

References

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=195902

http://secunia.com/advisories/20953

http://secunia.com/advisories/20960

http://secunia.com/advisories/20965

http://secunia.com/advisories/20986

http://secunia.com/advisories/20991

http://secunia.com/advisories/21179

http://secunia.com/advisories/21498

http://secunia.com/advisories/21966

http://securitytracker.com/id?1016451

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-162.htm

http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.17.y.git;a=commit;h=0af184bb9f80edfbb94de46cb52e9592e5a547b0

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.24

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.17.4

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_16_sr.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_17_sr.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_42_kernel.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_47_kernel.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_49_kernel.html

http://www.osvdb.org/27030

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0574.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439483/100/100/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439610/100/100/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/439869/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/440057/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/440117/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/440118/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/440379/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18874

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-311-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2699

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-488

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11336

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-07-07

Updated: 2018-10-18

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

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

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
59120SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 1900)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
29484SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 1896)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
27886Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : linux-source-2.6.10/-2.6.12/-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-311-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
22038CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2006:0574)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
22015RHEL 4 : kernel (RHSA-2006:0574)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
801419CentOS RHSA-2006-0574 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high