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HistoryDec 31, 2006 - 12:00 a.m.

CVE-2006-5755

2006-12-3100:00:00
ubuntu.com
ubuntu.com
15

4.9 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

49.1%

Linux kernel before 2.6.18, when running on x86_64 systems, does not
properly save or restore EFLAGS during a context switch, which allows local
users to cause a denial of service (crash) by causing SYSENTER to set an NT
flag, which can trigger a crash on the IRET of the next task.

OSVersionArchitecturePackageVersionFilename
ubuntu6.06noarchlinux-source-2.6.15< 2.6.15-29.58UNKNOWN
ubuntu6.10noarchlinux-source-2.6.17< 2.6.17.1-12.40UNKNOWN

4.9 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

49.1%