CVE-2006-6060

MEDIUM

Description

The NTFS filesystem code in Linux kernel 2.6.x up to 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a malformed NTFS file stream that triggers an infinite loop in the __find_get_block_slow function.

References

http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-19-11-2006.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/23474

http://secunia.com/advisories/25691

http://secunia.com/advisories/25714

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30418

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-11-22

Updated: 2017-07-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM