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CVE-2003-0127 Detail

Current Description

The kernel module loader in Linux kernel 2.2.x before 2.2.25, and 2.4.x before 2.4.21, allows local users to gain root privileges by using ptrace to attach to a child process that is spawned by the kernel.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2003-020.0.txt
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2003-q1/0134.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105301461726555&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-088.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-098.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200303-17.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-270
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-276
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-311
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-312
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-332
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-336
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-423
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-495
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/628849 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:038
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:039
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-103.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-145.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A254

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.0
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.9
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.10
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.11
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.12
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.13
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.14
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.15
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.16
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.17
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.18
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.19
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.20
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.21
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.22
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.23
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.24
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0
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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:2.4.19
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.20
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre1
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0127
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2003
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018