CVE-2006-1856

NameCVE-2006-1856
DescriptionCertain modifications to the Linux kernel 2.6.16 and earlier do not add the appropriate Linux Security Modules (LSM) file_permission hooks to the (1) readv and (2) writev functions, which might allow attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1184-2
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be 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, squeeze (security)2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze13fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourcesarge1.9.1sarge4highDSA-1184-2
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge5highDSA-1184-2
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.16-12high

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