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Home » CVE Vulnerabilities » CVE-2005-3181

CVE-2005-3181 The audit system in Linux kernel

  • CVE ID: CVE-2005-3181
  • Vendors:
  • Date: November 30, -0001
  • Severity: Low
  • Impact score: 0.00
  • Exploit score: 0.00

The audit system in Linux kernel before 2.6.13.4, when CONFIG_AUDITSYSCALL is enabled, uses an incorrect function to free names_cache memory, which prevents the memory from being tracked by AUDITSYSCALL code and leads to a memory leak that allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption).

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