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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 337 Secunia advisories
693 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 7% (25 of 337 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 .




44 Secunia Advisories in 2006

Secunia has issued a total of 44 Secunia advisories in 2006 for Linux Kernel 2.6.x. Currently, 5% (2 out of 44) 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.



Linux Kernel "do_coredump()" File Overwrite Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 1 of 44 in 2006. 14,055 views.
Release Date:
2006-12-18
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA23349
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Manipulation of data
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to overwrite arbitrary files. [Read More]


Linux Kernel Bluetooth CAPI Messages Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 2 of 44 in 2006. 15,969 views.
Release Date:
2006-12-18
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA23427
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Various Vulnerabilities
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 3 of 44 in 2006. 18,509 views.
Release Date:
2006-12-14
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA23361
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported within the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users and malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel "ip_summed" Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 4 of 44 in 2006. 13,990 views.
Release Date:
2006-12-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA23254
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 5 of 44 in 2006. 15,147 views.
Release Date:
2006-11-30
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA23073
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
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, or to potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Linux Kernel Fragmented IPv6 Packet Filtering Bypass
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 6 of 44 in 2006. 16,641 views.
Release Date:
2006-11-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA22731
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


Linux Kernel ISO9660 Local Denial of Service
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 7 of 44 in 2006. 16,333 views.
Release Date:
2006-11-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA22702
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
LMH 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]


Linux Kernel IPv6 Flow Label Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 8 of 44 in 2006. 14,680 views.
Release Date:
2006-11-01
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA22665
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 9 of 44 in 2006. 13,817 views.
Release Date:
2006-10-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA22279
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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 malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel s390 "copy_from_user" Information Disclosure
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 10 of 44 in 2006. 13,583 views.
Release Date:
2006-10-06
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA22289
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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 potentially sensitive information. [Read More]


Linux Kernel SCTP Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 11 of 44 in 2006. 14,076 views.
Release Date:
2006-09-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA21945
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel ELF Cross-Region Mapping Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 12 of 44 in 2006. 14,720 views.
Release Date:
2006-09-18
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA21999
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel ULE Packet Handling Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 13 of 44 in 2006. 15,214 views.
Release Date:
2006-09-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA21820
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Ang Way Chuang has reported a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Uncleared HID0[31] Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 14 of 44 in 2006. 13,408 views.
Release Date:
2006-08-21
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA21563
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 15 of 44 in 2006. 15,881 views.
Release Date:
2006-08-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA21515
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
DoS
Where:
Local system
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) or gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Linux Kernel Ext3 Invalid Inode Number Denial of Service
Vendor Workaround. Secunia Advisory 16 of 44 in 2006. 16,960 views.
Release Date:
2006-08-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA21369
Solution Status:
Vendor Workaround
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
James McKenzie has reported a vulnerability in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel "/proc" Race Condition Privilege Escalation
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 17 of 44 in 2006. 18,733 views.
Release Date:
2006-07-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA21041
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Linux Kernel "prctl" Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 18 of 44 in 2006. 19,487 views.
Release Date:
2006-07-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA20953
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Privilege escalation
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions or potentially gain escalated privileges. [Read More]


Linux Kernel SCTP Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 19 of 44 in 2006. 14,438 views.
Release Date:
2006-07-03
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA20917
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Information Disclosure and Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 20 of 44 in 2006. 15,854 views.
Release Date:
2006-06-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA20703
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of system information
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information and cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and by malicious people to cause a DoS. [Read More]


Linux Kernel SMP "/proc" Race Condition Denial of Service
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 21 of 44 in 2006. 13,802 views.
Release Date:
2006-05-31
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA20349
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Tony Griffiths has reported a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel SNMP NAT Helper Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 22 of 44 in 2006. 18,365 views.
Release Date:
2006-05-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA20225
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From local network
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Netfilter Weakness and Two SCTP Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 23 of 44 in 2006. 17,770 views.
Release Date:
2006-05-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA20185
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities 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 disclose potentially sensitive information, and by malicious people to cause a DoS. [Read More]


Linux Kernel "lease_init()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 24 of 44 in 2006. 15,050 views.
Release Date:
2006-05-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA20083
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel SCTP Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 25 of 44 in 2006. 16,256 views.
Release Date:
2006-05-09
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19990
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Security Bypass and Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 26 of 44 in 2006. 17,138 views.
Release Date:
2006-05-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19926
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel SMBFS chroot Directory Traversal Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 27 of 44 in 2006. 18,273 views.
Release Date:
2006-04-28
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19869
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Marcel Holtmann has reported a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


Linux Kernel CIFS chroot Directory Traversal Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 28 of 44 in 2006. 15,964 views.
Release Date:
2006-04-28
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19868
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Marcel Holtmann has reported a vulnerability in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


Linux Kernel perfmon Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
Unpatched. Secunia Advisory 29 of 44 in 2006. 13,904 views.
Release Date:
2006-04-20
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19737
Solution Status:
Unpatched
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel "ip_route_input()" Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 30 of 44 in 2006. 17,473 views.
Release Date:
2006-04-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19709
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Shared Memory Restrictions Bypass
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 31 of 44 in 2006. 14,162 views.
Release Date:
2006-04-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19657
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


Linux Kernel x87 Register Information Leak
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 32 of 44 in 2006. 17,226 views.
Release Date:
2006-04-19
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19724
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A security issue has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information. [Read More]


Linux Kernel Program Control Return Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 33 of 44 in 2006. 12,879 views.
Release Date:
2006-04-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19639
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability and a weakness have been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel "__keyring_search_one()" Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 34 of 44 in 2006. 14,680 views.
Release Date:
2006-04-11
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19573
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel SYSFS Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 35 of 44 in 2006. 21,592 views.
Release Date:
2006-04-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19495
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel IP ID Value Increment Weakness
Partial Fix. Secunia Advisory 36 of 44 in 2006. 19,093 views.
Release Date:
2006-03-28
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19402
Solution Status:
Partial Fix
Criticality:
Impact:
Security Bypass
Exposure of system information
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
Marco Ivaldi has reported a weakness in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose certain system information and potentially to bypass certain security restrictions. [Read More]


Linux Kernel IPv4 "sockaddr_in.sin_zero" Information Disclosure
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 37 of 44 in 2006. 19,787 views.
Release Date:
2006-03-23
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19357
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Pavel Kankovsky has reported a weakness in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information. [Read More]


Linux Kernel Netfilter Weakness and Four Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 38 of 44 in 2006. 19,647 views.
Release Date:
2006-03-22
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19330
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Unknown
Security Bypass
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
A weakness and four vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service), bypass certain security restrictions, or with unknown impacts. [Read More]


Linux Kernel "die_if_kernel()" Potential Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 39 of 44 in 2006. 14,446 views.
Release Date:
2006-03-07
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19078
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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]


Linux Kernel Local Denial of Service and Information Disclosure
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 40 of 44 in 2006. 24,245 views.
Release Date:
2006-03-02
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA19083
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
Where:
Local system
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) and gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information. [Read More]


Linux Kernel ICMP Error Handling Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 41 of 44 in 2006. 17,988 views.
Release Date:
2006-02-08
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA18766
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
DoS
Where:
From remote
Short Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Information Disclosure and Denial of Service
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 42 of 44 in 2006. 14,345 views.
Release Date:
2006-01-17
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA18487
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Exposure of sensitive information
DoS
Where:
Local system
Short Description:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the Linux Kernel, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information, and to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 43 of 44 in 2006. 13,097 views.
Release Date:
2006-01-16
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA18482
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
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 by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). [Read More]


Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vendor Patch. Secunia Advisory 44 of 44 in 2006. 14,651 views.
Release Date:
2006-01-04
Secunia Advisory ID:
SA18216
Solution Status:
Vendor Patch
Criticality:
Impact:
Unknown
Exposure of sensitive information
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), gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information, bypass certain security restrictions, and with unknown impact. [Read More]





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