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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0736

Integer overflow in sys_epoll_wait in eventpoll.c for Linux kernel 2.6 to 2.6.11 allows local users to overwrite kernel memory via a large number of events.
Publish Date : 2005-03-09 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2005-03-08 2005-03-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Integer overflow in sys_epoll_wait in eventpoll.c for Linux kernel 2.6 to 2.6.11 allows local users to overwrite kernel ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9870 unix
RHSA-2005:293: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005293 unix
RHSA-2005:293: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050293 unix
RHSA-2005:366: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005366 unix
RHSA-2005:366: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050366 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0736

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Conectiva Linux 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.9 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Workstation Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Fedora Core Core 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Fedora Core Core 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Conectiva Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 12
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Fedora Core 2

- References For CVE-2005-0736

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-293.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:293
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_18_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:018
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@422dd06a1p5PsyFhoGAJseinjEq3ew?nav=index.html%7CChangeSet@-1d
CONFIRM http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@422dd06a1p5PsyFhoGAJseinjEq3ew?nav=index.html|ChangeSet@-1d
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-366.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:366
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-March/032314.html
FULLDISC 20050309 overwriting low kernel memory
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-95-1
UBUNTU USN-95-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12763
BID 12763 Linux Kernel SYS_EPoll_Wait Local Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-05

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0736

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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