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CVE-2005-0177

CVE information

Published

17 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

nls_ascii.c in Linux before 2.6.8.1 uses an incorrect table size, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) via a buffer overflow..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.8/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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