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CVE-2003-0244 Detail

Description

The route cache implementation in Linux 2.4, and the Netfilter IP conntrack module, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via packets with forged source addresses that cause a large number of hash table collisions.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/27/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0244
Original release date:
05/27/2003
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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 disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2003-q2/0073.html External Source VULNWATCH 20030517 Algorithmic Complexity Attacks and the Linux Networking Code
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105301461726555&w=2 External Source ENGARDE ESA-20030515-017
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105595901923063&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20030618 [slackware-security] 2.4.21 kernels available (SSA:2003-168-01)
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=104956079213417 External Source MISC http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=104956079213417
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-311 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-311
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-312 External Source DEBIAN DSA-312
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-332 External Source DEBIAN DSA-332
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-336 External Source DEBIAN DSA-336
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-442 External Source DEBIAN DSA-442
http://www.enyo.de/fw/security/notes/linux-dst-cache-dos.html External Source MISC http://www.enyo.de/fw/security/notes/linux-dst-cache-dos.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:066 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:066
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:074 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:074
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-145.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:145
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-147.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:147
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-172.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2003:172
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7601 External Source BID 7601
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/15382 External Source XF data-algorithmic-complexity-dos(15382)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A261 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:261

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:261
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:261

Technical Details

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Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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