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CVE-2007-0006

CVE information

Published

15 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Low

Impact Analysis

Description

The key serial number collision avoidance code in the key_alloc_serial function in Linux kernel 2.6.9 up to 2.6.20 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors that trigger a null dereference, as originally reported as "spinlock CPU recursion.".

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Low
Base Score
1.9/10
Exploit Score
3.4/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -