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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1976

ifconfig, when used on the Linux kernel 2.2 and later, does not report when the network interface is in promiscuous mode if it was put in promiscuous mode using PACKET_MR_PROMISC, which could allow attackers to sniff the network without detection, as demonstrated using libpcap.
Publish Date : 2002-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-1976

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.3.99 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 X86 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.19 Pre3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 49

- References For CVE-2002-1976

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-07/0279.html
BUGTRAQ 20020724 Interface promiscuity obscurity in Linux
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5304
BID 5304 Linux Kernel Promiscuous Mode Status Vulnerability Release Date:2002-07-24
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9676.php
XF linux-ifconfig-promiscuous-mode(9676)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1976

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


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