CVE-2006-5649

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Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the "alignment check exception handling" in Ubuntu 5.10, 6.06 LTS, and 6.10 for the PowerPC (PPC) allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via unspecified vectors.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/23361

http://secunia.com/advisories/23370

http://secunia.com/advisories/23384

http://secunia.com/advisories/23395

http://secunia.com/advisories/23474

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21523

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

http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1233

http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1237

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-12-14

Updated: 2008-09-05

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
59162SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 2393)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
29490SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 2399)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
27981Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : linux-source-2.6.12/-2.6.15/-2.6.17 vulnerabilities (USN-395-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
27291openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-2397)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high