CVE-2006-6921

Current Description

Unspecified versions of the Linux kernel allow local users to cause a denial of service (unrecoverable zombie process) via a program with certain instructions that prevent init from properly reaping a child whose parent has died.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 12, 2007
Last ModifiedOctober 11, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.6.20.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
27436http://secunia.com/advisories/27436SECUNIAVendor Advisory
27747http://secunia.com/advisories/27747SECUNIAVendor Advisory
29236http://secunia.com/advisories/29236SECUNIAVendor Advisory
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htmhttp://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htmCONFIRM
[linux-kernel] 20061219 BUG: wedged processes, test program suppliedhttp://uwsg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0612.2/0980.htmlMLISTExploit
[linux-kernel] 20061220 Re: BUG: wedged processes, test program suppliedhttp://uwsg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0612.2/1021.htmlMLIST
RHSA-2007:0939http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.htmlREDHAT
RHSA-2008:0154http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0154.htmlREDHAT
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10834https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10834OVAL