CVE-2006-6058

NameCVE-2006-6058
DescriptionThe minix filesystem code in Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.24, including 2.6.18, allows local users to cause a denial of service (hang) via a malformed minix file stream that triggers an infinite loop in the minix_bmap function. NOTE: this issue might be due to an integer overflow or signedness error.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1436-1, DSA-1504-1
NVD severitymedium (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
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.13etch6mediumDSA-1436-1
fai-kernelssourcesarge1.9.1sarge8mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-alphasourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-amd64sourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-hppasourcesarge2.6.8-7sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-i386sourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-ia64sourcesarge2.6.8-15sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-m68ksourcesarge2.6.8-5sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-s390sourcesarge2.6.8-6sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-sparcsourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-patch-powerpc-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-13sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.22-6medium
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-13etch6mediumDSA-1436-1
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.13etch6mediumDSA-1436-1

Notes

Mounting filesystem partitions should be limited to root

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