linux_kernel vulnerabilities and exploits

8.3
CVSSv2
CVE-2008-4395

Multiple buffer overflows in the ndiswrapper module 1.53 for the Linux kernel 2.6 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending packets over a local wireless network that specify long ESSIDs....

4.9
CVSSv2
CVE-2009-3288

The sg_build_indirect function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in Linux kernel 2.6.28-rc1 through 2.6.31-rc8 uses an incorrect variable when accessing an array, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS and NULL pointer dereference), as demonstrated by using...

2.1
CVSSv2
CVE-2005-0400

The ext2_make_empty function call in the Linux kernel before 2.6.11.6 does not properly initialize memory when creating a block for a new directory entry, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading the block....

4
CVSSv2
CVE-2006-2445

Race condition in run_posix_cpu_timers in Linux kernel before 2.6.16.21 allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON crash) by causing one CPU to attach a timer to a process that is exiting....

6.9
CVSSv2
CVE-2012-2137

Buffer overflow in virt/kvm/irq_comm.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.2.24 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI), irq routing entries, and an...

LinuxLinux Kernel
4.6
CVSSv2
CVE-2013-6432

The ping_recvmsg function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 does not properly interact with read system calls on ping sockets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by leveraging unspecified...

LinuxLinux Kernel
9.3
CVSSv2
CVE-2016-6790

An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the NVIDIA libomx library (libnvomx) could enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process. This issue is rated as High because it could be used to gain local access to elevated...

LinuxLinux Kernel
7.2
CVSSv2
CVE-2012-6704

The sock_setsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 3.5 mishandles negative values of sk_sndbuf and sk_rcvbuf, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by...

4.9
CVSSv2
CVE-2017-18208

The madvise_willneed function in mm/madvise.c in the Linux kernel before 4.14.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by triggering use of MADVISE_WILLNEED for a DAX mapping....

LinuxLinux Kernel
4
CVSSv2
CVE-2006-7203

The compat_sys_mount function in fs/compat.c in Linux kernel 2.6.20 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and oops) by mounting a smbfs file system in compatibility mode ("mount -t smbfs")....