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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0984

Original release date: 01/05/2004
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Real time clock (RTC) routines in Linux kernel 2.4.23 and earlier do not properly initialize their structures, which could leak kernel data to user space.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9406
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1069
External Source: XF
Name: linux-rtc-memory-leak(13943)
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1070
External Source: BID
Name: 9154
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 3317
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20040112 SmoothWall Project Security Advisory SWP-2004:001
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:859
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2004:799
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:417
External Source: ENGARDE
Name: ESA-20040105-001
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2004:001
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1082
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2003-046
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2004:188
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1067
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1013
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: SUSE
Name: SuSE-SA:2003:049
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1008594

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1013
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:859
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9406
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* 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:2.4.3
* 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

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