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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2005-2098
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 09:23:23
Published 23 Aug 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-2098

Summary

The KEYCTL_JOIN_SESSION_KEYRING operation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.12.5 contains an error path that does not properly release the session management semaphore, which allows local users or remote attackers to cause a denial of service (semaphore hang) via a new session keyring (1) with an empty name string, (2) with a long name string, (3) with the key quota reached, or (4) ENOMEM.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6 Test9 Cvs

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Rc1 Bk6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8

  • 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 2.6.8.1.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.9


References

SECUNIA - 16355

UBUNTU - USN-169-1

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2005:220

CONFIRM - http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.12.5

BID - 14521

FEDORA - FLSA:157459-3

REDHAT - RHSA-2005:514

SECUNIA - 17073


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