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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2003-0961
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:20:59
Published 15 Dec 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-0961

Summary

Integer overflow in the do_brk function for the brk system call in Linux kernel 2.4.22 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.22


References

CERT-VN - VU#301156

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:389

DEBIAN - DSA-403

REDHAT - RHSA-2003:368

SUSE - SuSE-SA:2003:049

DEBIAN - DSA-475

DEBIAN - DSA-470

DEBIAN - DSA-450

DEBIAN - DSA-442

DEBIAN - DSA-440

DEBIAN - DSA-439

DEBIAN - DSA-433

DEBIAN - DSA-423

DEBIAN - DSA-417

SECUNIA - 10338

SECUNIA - 10333

SECUNIA - 10330

SECUNIA - 10329

SECUNIA - 10328

BUGTRAQ - 20031204 [iSEC] Linux kernel do_brk() vulnerability details

MISC - http://isec.pl/papers/linux_kernel_do_brk.pdf

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2003:110

BUGTRAQ - 20040112 SmoothWall Project Security Advisory SWP-2004:001

BUGTRAQ - 20031204 Hot fix for do_brk bug

CONECTIVA - CLA-2003:796


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