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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2005-0176
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 12:25:36
Published 15 Feb 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The shmctl function in Linux 2.6.9 and earlier allows local users to unlock the memory of other processes, which could cause sensitive memory to be swapped to disk, which could allow it to be read by other users once it has been released.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.9


REDHAT - RHSA-2005:092

BUGTRAQ - 20050215 [USN-82-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities

CONECTIVA - CLA-2005:930

BID - 12598

REDHAT - RHSA-2005:472

SECUNIA - 19607

SGI - 20060402-01-U

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:42