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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2000-0227
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:03:20
Published 23 Mar 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-0227

Summary

The Linux 2.2.x kernel does not restrict the number of Unix domain sockets as defined by the wmem_max paremeter, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by requesting a large number of sockets.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.2.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.2.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.3.99


References

XF - linux-domain-socket-dos(4186)

BID - 1072

BUGTRAQ - 20000323 Local Denial-of-Service attack against Linux

BUGTRAQ - 20000328 Re: Local Denial-of-Service attack against Linux


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:37