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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1763

Buffer overflow in ptrace in the Linux Kernel for 64-bit architectures allows local users to write bytes into kernel memory.
Publish Date : 2005-06-09 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
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 2005-06-01 2005-05-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in ptrace in the Linux Kernel for 64-bit architectures allows local users to write bytes into kernel mem... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10182 unix
RHSA-2005:514: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 2 (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005514 unix
RHSA-2005:514: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 2 (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050514 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-2005-1763

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Novell Linux Desktop 9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Suse Suse Linux 1.0 Desktop Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Suse Linux 8 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Linux Desktop 1
Suse Suse Linux 3

- References For CVE-2005-1763

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_29_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:029
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13903
BID 13903 Linux Kernel 64 Bit PTrace Kernel Memory Access Vulnerability Release Date:2007-03-02
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded
FEDORA FLSA:157459-3
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-514.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:514
http://secunia.com/advisories/17073
SECUNIA 17073
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922
DEBIAN DSA-922
http://secunia.com/advisories/18056
SECUNIA 18056

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1763

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


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