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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4342

The kernel in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, when running on SMP systems, allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) by running the shmat function on an shm at the same time that shmctl is removing that shm (IPC_RMID), which prevents a spinlock from being unlocked.
Publish Date : 2006-10-17 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
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 2006-09-11 2006-10-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2006:0710: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060710 unix
The kernel in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, when running on SMP systems, allows local users to cause a denial of service (... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9649 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-2006-4342

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2006-4342

http://secunia.com/advisories/22497
SECUNIA 22497
http://secunia.com/advisories/23064
SECUNIA 23064
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0710.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0710
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-254.htm CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=205618 CONFIRM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/245984
CERT-VN VU#245984

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4342

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


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