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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2005-1369
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:48:58
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-2005-1369

Summary

The (1) it87 and (2) via686a drivers in I2C for Linux 2.6.x before 2.6.11.8, and 2.6.12 before 2.6.12-rc2, create the sysfs "alarms" file with write permissions, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) by attempting to write to the file, which does not have an associated store function.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.9


References

CONFIRM - http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.11.8

CONFIRM - http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/4/20/159

FEDORA - FLSA:157459-3


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:08