Race condition in the do_add_counters function in netfilter for Linux kernel 2.6.16 allows local users with CAP_NET_ADMIN capabilities to read kernel memory by triggering the race condition in a way that produces a size value that is inconsistent with allocated memory, which leads to a buffer over-read in IPT_ENTRY_ITERATE.
NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Base Score:||4.7||Base Metrics:||AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C|
|Access Vector:||Local network||Attack Complexity:||High|
|Authentication:||None required||Confidentiality Impact:||Partial|
|Integrity Impact:||None||Availability Impact:||Complete|
|Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel)||ELSA-2006-0689||2006-11-30|
|Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (ocfs2-2.6.9-126.96.36.199.2.EL)||ELSA-2006-0689||2006-11-30|
|Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (oracleasm-2.6.9-188.8.131.52.2.EL)||ELSA-2006-0689||2006-11-30|
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