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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1072

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The binfmt_elf loader (binfmt_elf.c) in Linux kernel 2.4.x up to 2.4.27, and 2.6.x up to 2.6.8, may create an interpreter name string that is not NULL terminated, which could cause strings longer than PATH_MAX to be used, leading to buffer overflows that allow local users to cause a denial of service (hang) and possibly execute arbitrary code.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:537
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1070
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:2336
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0017-binfmt_elf.txt
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060402-01-U
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1069
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20202
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:022
External Source: XF
Name: linux-elf-setuid-gain-privileges(18025)
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20162
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1067
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:275
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11195
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19607
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:505
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20163
External Source: BID
Name: 11646
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:504
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20338
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1082

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11195
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18::x86
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23:pre9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23_ow2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.24_ow1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::advanced_server
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::advanced_server_ia64
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::enterprise_server_ia64
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::workstation
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::workstation_ia64
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::advanced_server
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::workstation_server
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:3.0
* cpe:/o:redhat:fedora_core:core_2.0
* cpe:/o:redhat:fedora_core:core_3.0
* cpe:/o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1::ia64
* cpe:/o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1::itanium_processor
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:1.0::desktop
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:8.1
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:8.2
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:8::enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.0
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.0::enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.0::x86_64
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.1
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.2
* cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:1.5
* cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:2.0
* cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:2.1
* cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:2.2
* cpe:/o:turbolinux:turbolinux_server:10.0
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