CVE-ID

CVE-2005-0839

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.11 does not restrict access to the N_MOUSE line discipline for a TTY, which allows local users to gain privileges by injecting mouse or keyboard events into other user sessions.
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Date Entry Created
20050323 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20050323)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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