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CVE-2003-0857 Detail

Description

The (1) ipq_read and (2) ipulog_read functions in iptables allow local users to cause a denial of service by sending spoofed messages as other users to the kernel netlink interface.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2003

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/21/2007)

Not affected. Red Hat did not ship iptables-devel or anything else that used these vulnerable functions with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 contained a backported patch to correct this issue.

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=108574

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0857
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2003
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008