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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      Last Modified:  12/31/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0857
Original release date:
12/31/2003
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=108574 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=108574

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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