CVE-2006-5648

MEDIUM

Description

Ubuntu Linux 6.10 for the PowerPC (PPC) allows local users to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) by using the (1) sys_get_robust_list and (2) sys_set_robust_list functions to create processes that cannot be killed.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/23361

http://secunia.com/advisories/23384

http://secunia.com/advisories/23474

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21582

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-395-1

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-12-14

Updated: 2008-09-05

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