2006-7229 | Ubuntu Linux skge Driver resource management (BID-26511 / XFDB-39393)

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7.5 $0-$5k 0.31

A vulnerability was found in Ubuntu Linux 2.6.15 (Operating System) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the component skge Driver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-399. Impacted is availability.

The weakness was disclosed 11/14/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared at bugs.launchpad.net. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2006-7229 since 11/14/2007. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 31093 (Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-578-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 26511), X-Force (39393), Vulnerability Center (SBV-17731) and Tenable (31093).




VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-399
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 31093
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-578-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 840330
OpenVAS Name: Ubuntu Update for nss USN-2159-1
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07/29/2021 +1778 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.ubuntu.com/

Advisory: bugs.launchpad.net
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2006-7229 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 26511 – skge Driver Spin_Unlock Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
X-Force: 39393
Vulnerability Center: 17731 – Linux Kernel Skge Driver on Ubuntu Allows Remote Attacker to Cause DoS, Medium

Created: 03/16/2015 13:43
Updated: 07/29/2021 17:18
Changes: (1) source_nessus_risk
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