Vulnerability CVE-2006-0035


Published: 2006-01-11   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The netlink_rcv_skb function in af_netlink.c in Linux kernel 2.6.14 and 2.6.15 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a nlmsg_len field of 0.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Multiple vulnerabilities - kernel, openssh
Trustix Security...
30.01.2006

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Linux -> Kernel 
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/388
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=ad8e4b75c8a7bed475d72ce09bf5267188621961
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16414
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0004
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0220
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24202

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