CVE-2005-4605

NameCVE-2005-4605
DescriptionThe procfs code (proc_misc.c) in Linux 2.6.14.3 and other versions before 2.6.15 allows attackers to read sensitive kernel memory via unspecified vectors in which a signed value is added to an unsigned value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1017-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-source-2.4.27source(unstable)(not affected)
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge2lowDSA-1017-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.15-1low

Notes

- kernel-source-2.4.27 <not-affected> (2.4's proc_file_lseek contains a sanity check)

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