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CVE-2002-1571 Detail

Current Description

The linux 2.4 kernel before 2.4.19 assumes that the fninit instruction clears all registers, which could lead to an information leak on processors that do not clear all relevant SSE registers.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.4/diffs/arch/i386/kernel/i387.c@1.6
http://search.luky.org/linux-kernel.2002/msg24003.html
http://search.luky.org/linux-kernel.2002/msg24992.html
http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/linux/linux-kernel/2002-15/0628.html
http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/linux/linux-kernel/2002-15/0760.html

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test10
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test11
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test12
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test9
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.9
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.10
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.11
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.12
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.13
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.14
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.15
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.16
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.17
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18::x86
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre6
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2002-1571
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2002
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008