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CVE-2001-0268 Detail

Current Description

The i386_set_ldt system call in NetBSD 1.5 and earlier, and OpenBSD 2.8 and earlier, when the USER_LDT kernel option is enabled, does not validate a call gate target, which allows local users to gain root privileges by creating a segment call gate in the Local Descriptor Table (LDT) with a target that specifies an arbitrary kernel address.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-02/0353.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/linux/caldera/2001-q4/0014.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/netbsd/2001-q1/0093.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/358960 US Government Resource
http://www.openbsd.org/errata.html#userldt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2739
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6222

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:netbsd:netbsd
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Up to (including)
1.5
 cpe:/o:openbsd:openbsd
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Up to (including)
2.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0268
NVD Published Date:
05/03/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2017