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CVE-2003-0501 Detail

Description

The /proc filesystem in Linux allows local users to obtain sensitive information by opening various entries in /proc/self before executing a setuid program, which causes the program to fail to change the ownership and permissions of those entries.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/07/2003

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://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=105621758104242
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 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-238.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-239.html
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A328

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:328
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:328

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0501
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2003
NVD Last Modified:
05/02/2018