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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2002-1963
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:31:58
Published 31 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2002-1963

Summary

Linux kernel 2.4.1 through 2.4.19 sets root's NR_RESERVED_FILES limit to 10 files, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) by opening 10 setuid binaries.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.9


References

BID - 5178

XF - linux-file-limit-dos(9515)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:34