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Home » CVE Vulnerabilities » CVE-2005-2456

CVE-2005-2456 Array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert

  • CVE ID: CVE-2005-2456
  • Vendors:
  • Date: November 30, -0001
  • Severity: Low
  • Impact score: 0.00
  • Exploit score: 0.00

Array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert function in xfrm_user.c in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops or deadlock) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a p->dir value that is larger than XFRM_POLICY_OUT, which is used as an index in the sock->sk_policy array.

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