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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2005-0977
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 12:27:22
Published 02 May 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-0977

Summary

The shmem_nopage function in shmem.c for the tmpfs driver in Linux kernel 2.6 does not properly verify the address argument, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) via an invalid address.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8.1.5


References

UBUNTU - USN-103-1

BID - 12970

CONFIRM - http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/2/5/111

CONFIRM - http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@420551fbRlv9-QG6Gw9Lw_bKVfPSsg

FEDORA - FLSA:157459-3

REDHAT - RHSA-2005:366


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