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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2003-0501
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:19:14
Published 07 Aug 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-0501

Summary

The /proc filesystem in Linux allows local users to obtain sensitive information by opening various entries in /proc/self before executing a setuid program, which causes the program to fail to change the ownership and permissions of those entries.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1


References

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:198

DEBIAN - DSA-423

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:238

DEBIAN - DSA-358

BUGTRAQ - 20030620 Linux /proc sensitive information disclosure

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:239


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