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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0510

The UDP implementation in Linux 2.4.x kernels keeps the IP Identification field at 0 for all non-fragmented packets, which could allow remote attackers to determine that a target system is running Linux.
Publish Date : 2002-08-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat do not consider this to be a security issue and there are many ways that you can identify or fingerprint a Linux machine. Users that wish to block fingerprinting can use various techniques to disguise their operating system, for example see
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0510

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 19

- References For CVE-2002-0510
XF linux-udp-fingerprint(8588)
BID 4314 Linux 2.4 UDP Constant IP Identification Field Fingerprinting Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
BUGTRAQ 20020319 Identifying Kernel 2.4.x based Linux machines using UDP

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0510

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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