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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2004-1983
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:42:52
Published 02 May 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2004-1983

Summary

The arch_get_unmapped_area function in mmap.c in the PaX patches for Linux kernel 2.6, when Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via unknown attack vectors.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Gentoo Linux 1.4

Application

  • The Pax Team Pax Linux 2.6.5


References

XF - pax-aslr-enabled-dos(16037)

BID - 10264

CONFIRM - http://pax.grsecurity.net/

BUGTRAQ - 20040502 PaX Linux Kernel 2.6 Patches DoS Advisory

GENTOO - GLSA-200407-02

BUGTRAQ - 20040509 PaX DoS proof-of-concept


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