Upstream information

CVE-2006-6385 at MITRE

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Intel PRO 10/100, PRO/1000, and PRO/10GbE PCI, PCI-X, and PCIe network adapter drivers (aka NDIS miniport drivers) before 20061205 allows local users to execute arbitrary code with "kernel-level" privileges via an incorrect function call in certain OID handlers.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue does affect the Windows hardware drivers (NDIS and miniport) of various Intel network cards. The Linux Kernel includes a different implementation and is not affected. The third party site eeye has incorrectly listed Linux as affected by this problem.

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