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Overview

Vulnerability Score 1.7 1.7
CVE Id CVE-2003-0986
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 12:17:29
Published 31 Dec 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication SINGLE_INSTANCE

CVE-2003-0986

Summary

Various routines for the ppc64 architecture on Linux kernel 2.6 prior to 2.6.2 and 2.4 prior to 2.4.24 do not use the copy_from_user function when copying data from userspace to kernelspace, which crosses security boundaries and allows local users to cause a denial of service.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.0

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.21

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.22

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.23

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.23 Ow2

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.24

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.24 Ow1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.2

  • Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0


References

REDHAT - RHSA-2004:017

CONFIRM - http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@3ffcf122S7e3xPZCpibrXq6KRRjwqw

CONFIRM - http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.4/cset@3fdd54b3u9Eq0Wny2Nn1HGfI3pofOQ


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:08