CVE-2005-2555

NameCVE-2005-2555
DescriptionLinux 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1017-1, DSA-1018-1, DTSA-16-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-source-2.4.27sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge2mediumDSA-1018-1
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge2mediumDSA-1017-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.12-6medium

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