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Vulnerability Report: Linux Kernel 2.6.x

This vulnerability report for Linux Kernel 2.6.x contains a complete overview of all Secunia advisories affecting it. You can use this vulnerability report to ensure that you are aware of all vulnerabilities, both patched and unpatched, affecting this product allowing you to take the necessary precautions.

If you have information about a new or an existing vulnerability in Linux Kernel 2.6.x then you are more than welcome to contact us.


Table of Contents

1. Product Summary Only

2. Secunia Advisory Statistics (All time)
2.1. Statistics for 2014
2.2. Statistics for 2013
2.3. Statistics for 2012
2.4. Statistics for 2011
2.5. Statistics for 2010
2.6. Statistics for 2009
2.7. Statistics for 2008
2.8. Statistics for 2007
2.9. Statistics for 2006
2.10. Statistics for 2005
2.11. Statistics for 2004
2.12. Statistics for 2003

3. List of Secunia Advisories (All time)
3.1. List for 2014
3.2. List for 2013
3.3. List for 2012
3.4. List for 2011
3.5. List for 2010
3.6. List for 2009
3.7. List for 2008
3.8. List for 2007
3.9. List for 2006
3.10. List for 2005
3.11. List for 2004
3.12. List for 2003

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Affected By 348 Secunia advisories
707 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 7% (26 of 348 Secunia advisories)

Most Critical Unpatched
The most severe unpatched Secunia advisory affecting Linux Kernel 2.6.x, with all vendor patches applied, is rated Moderately critical .




33 Secunia Advisories in 2005

Secunia has issued a total of 33 Secunia advisories in 2005 for Linux Kernel 2.6.x. Currently, 9% (3 out of 33) are marked as unpatched with the most severe being rated Not critical

More information about the specific Secunia advisories affecting Linux Kernel 2.6.x can be found below. Each Secunia advisory is enclosed by a box highlighted with a color representing its current patch status. You can read the complete Secunia advisories for thorough descriptions of the issues covered and for solution suggestions by clicking either the Secunia advisory title or the "Read More" links available for each Secunia advisory.



unpatched Linux Kernel Socket Data Buffering Denial of Service
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 1 of 33 in 2005. 13,728 views.
Release Date:
2005-12-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA18205
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 33 in 2005. 17,466 views.
Release Date:
2005-11-29
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA17786
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel sysctl Interface Unregistration Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 3 of 33 in 2005. 15,787 views.
Release Date:
2005-11-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA17504
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Potential Buffer Overflow and Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 4 of 33 in 2005. 16,678 views.
Release Date:
2005-11-01
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA17384
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Unknown
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel. Two has an unknown impact, the others can potentially be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel IPv6 Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 33 in 2005. 15,138 views.
Release Date:
2005-10-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA17261
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Tetsuo Handa has reported a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Console Keyboard Mapping Shell Command Injection
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 6 of 33 in 2005. 22,025 views.
Release Date:
2005-10-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA17226
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Rudolf Polzer has reported a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Potential Denial of Service and Information Disclosure
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 7 of 33 in 2005. 15,600 views.
Release Date:
2005-10-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA17114
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities, a security issue, and a weakness have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and bypass certain security restrictions, or by malicious people to disclose certain sensitive information. [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel URB and IPv6 Flowlabel Handling Denial of Service
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 8 of 33 in 2005. 15,383 views.
Release Date:
2005-09-27
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16969
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities, a security issue, and a weakness have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and by malicious people to cause a DoS. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "fget()" Potential Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 9 of 33 in 2005. 18,789 views.
Release Date:
2005-09-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16897
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Vasiliy Averin has reported a vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 10 of 33 in 2005. 21,546 views.
Release Date:
2005-09-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16747
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose certain sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and gain escalated privileges, or by malicious people to cause a DoS. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 11 of 33 in 2005. 16,580 views.
Release Date:
2005-08-25
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16494
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Security Bypass
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), disclose potentially sensitive information, and bypass certain security restrictions, or by malicious people to cause a DoS. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel XDR Encode/Decode Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 12 of 33 in 2005. 16,703 views.
Release Date:
2005-08-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16406
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
DoS
System access
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Florian Weimer has reported a vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 13 of 33 in 2005. 18,591 views.
Release Date:
2005-08-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16355
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users and potentially malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel xfrm Array Indexing Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 14 of 33 in 2005. 16,472 views.
Release Date:
2005-08-05
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA16298
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Balazs Scheidler has reported a vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel IA32 Compatibility "execve()" Buffer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 15 of 33 in 2005. 16,229 views.
Release Date:
2005-07-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15980
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Ilja van Sprundel has reported a vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel "syscall()" Argument Handling Denial of Service
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 16 of 33 in 2005. 16,774 views.
Release Date:
2005-06-27
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15812
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 17 of 33 in 2005. 17,816 views.
Release Date:
2005-06-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15786
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Unknown
Security Bypass
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux kernel. The first has an unknown impact, the others can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "ptrace()" and "mmap()" Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 18 of 33 in 2005. 14,438 views.
Release Date:
2005-06-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15630
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Hyper-Threading Support Information Disclosure
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 19 of 33 in 2005. 12,792 views.
Release Date:
2005-05-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15457
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of sensitive information. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel pktcdvd and raw device Block Device Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 20 of 33 in 2005. 17,499 views.
Release Date:
2005-05-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15392
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
alert7 has reported two vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel ELF Core Dump Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 21 of 33 in 2005. 17,207 views.
Release Date:
2005-05-12
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15341
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Paul Starzetz has reported a vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Local Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 22 of 33 in 2005. 13,428 views.
Release Date:
2005-05-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA15204
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


unpatched Linux Kernel "is_hugepage_only_range()" Denial of Service
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 23 of 33 in 2005. 11,157 views.
Release Date:
2005-04-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14718
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Daniel McNeil has reported a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 24 of 33 in 2005. 24,908 views.
Release Date:
2005-03-29
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14713
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
Exposure of system information
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
DoS
System access
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited to disclose information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), gain escalated privileges, or potentially compromise a vulnerable system. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 25 of 33 in 2005. 16,255 views.
Release Date:
2005-03-18
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14585
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Unknown
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux kernel. One has an unknown impact, the rest can be exploited by malicious, local users, or by malicious people, to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel PPP Server Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 26 of 33 in 2005. 17,632 views.
Release Date:
2005-03-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14570
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Ben Martel and Stephen Blackheath have reported a vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel "sys_epoll_wait()" Function Integer Overflow
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 27 of 33 in 2005. 16,711 views.
Release Date:
2005-03-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14548
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Not critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Georgi Guninski has reported a potential vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which may be exploited by malicious people to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 28 of 33 in 2005. 34,270 views.
Release Date:
2005-02-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14295
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Moderately critical
Impact:
Unknown
Hijacking
Security Bypass
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux kernel. These can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), or gain escalated privileges, or by malicious people to cause a DoS or bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel Memory Disclosure and Privilege Escalation
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 29 of 33 in 2005. 14,539 views.
Release Date:
2005-02-15
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14270
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Unknown
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose kernel memory or gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


patched Linux Kernel NTFS Unspecified Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 30 of 33 in 2005. 12,008 views.
Release Date:
2005-02-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA14117
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Carl-Daniel Hailfinger has reported a vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel Page Fault Handler Privilege Escalation
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 31 of 33 in 2005. 18,484 views.
Release Date:
2005-01-13
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA13822
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Paul Starzetz has reported a vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 32 of 33 in 2005. 21,928 views.
Release Date:
2005-01-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA13784
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Exposure of system information
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux kernel, which potentially can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), disclose sensitive information, or gain escalated privileges on a vulnerable system. [Read More]


partial Linux Kernel Binary Format Loaders Privilege Escalation
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 33 of 33 in 2005. 16,919 views.
Release Date:
2005-01-10
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA13756
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Less critical
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Paul Starzetz has reported a vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]





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