Vulnerability CVE-2006-7229


Published: 2007-11-14   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The skge driver 1.5 in Linux kernel 2.6.15 on Ubuntu does not properly use the spin_lock and spin_unlock functions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (machine crash) via a flood of network traffic.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.8/10
6.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Ubuntu -> Linux kernel 

 References:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-source-2.6.15/+bug/65631
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-578-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26511
http://secunia.com/advisories/28971

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