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CVE-2003-0462 Detail

Description

A race condition in the way env_start and env_end pointers are initialized in the execve system call and used in fs/proc/base.c on Linux 2.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/27/2003

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.2 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-358
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-423 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-198.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-238.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-239.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A309

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:309
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:309

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mandrakesoft:mandrake_multi_network_firewall:8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.2:*:ppc:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux_corporate_server:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0462
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017