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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2005-2555

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/16/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

Linux kernel 2.6.x does not properly restrict socket policy access to users with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, which could allow local users to conduct unauthorized activities via (1) ipv4/ip_sockglue.c and (2) ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-64k-pagesize
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pmac64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390x
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-sn2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-um
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-install-initrd
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-kernel

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