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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2003-1161
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:36:12
Published 31 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-2003-1161

Summary

exit.c in Linux kernel 2.6-test9-CVS, as stored on kernel.bkbits.net, was modified to contain a backdoor, which could allow local users to elevate their privileges by passing __WCLONE|__WALL to the sys_wait4 function.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6 Test9 Cvs


References

MLIST - [linux-kernel] 20031105 Re: BK2CVS problem

MLIST - [linux-kernel] 20031105 BK2CVS problem

BID - 8987


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:15