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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0001

Original release date: 01/17/2003
Last revised: 11/24/2015


Multiple ethernet Network Interface Card (NIC) device drivers do not pad frames with null bytes, which allows remote attackers to obtain information from previous packets or kernel memory by using malformed packets, as demonstrated by Etherleak.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030117 Re: More information regarding Etherleak
External Source: ATSTAKE
Name: A010603-1
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 9962
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2665
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: VULNWATCH
Name: 20030110 More information regarding Etherleak
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#412115
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/131271/VMware-Security-Advisory-2015-0003.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:025
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030106 Etherleak: Ethernet frame padding information leakage (A010603-1)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:088
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20150402 NEW : VMSA-2015-0003 VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20030110 More information regarding Etherleak
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20150402 NEW : VMSA-2015-0003 VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.atstake.com/research/advisories/2003/atstake_etherleak_report.pdf

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2665
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.2
* cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.3
* cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.4
* cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.5
* cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.6
* cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:4.7
* 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:2.4.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.20
* 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:microsoft:windows_2000:::advanced_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::datacenter_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::professional
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:advanced_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:datacenter_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:professional
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:advanced_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:datacenter_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:professional
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services::sp1
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000_terminal_services::sp2
* cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5
* cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.1
* cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.2
* cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.5.3
* cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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