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CVE-2004-0177 Detail

Description

The ext3 code in Linux 2.4.x before 2.4.26 does not properly initialize journal descriptor blocks, which causes an information leak in which in-memory data is written to the device for the ext3 file system, which allows privileged users to obtain portions of kernel memory by reading the raw device.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/01/2004

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
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://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000846
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.4/cset@4056b368s6vpJbGWxDD_LhQNYQrdzQ
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108213675028441&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-166.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200407-02.xml
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-121.shtml
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-126.shtml
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-127.shtml
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-479
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-480
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-481
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-482
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-489
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-491
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-495 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.linuxsecurity.com/advisories/engarde_advisory-4285.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:029
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-504.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-505.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-293.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10152
https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=2336
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/15867
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10556

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10556
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10556

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0177
NVD Published Date:
06/01/2004
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017