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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-1040

kmod in the Linux kernel does not set its uid, suid, gid, or sgid to 0, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by sending certain signals to kmod.
Publish Date : 2004-04-15 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2003-12-04
Redhat important 2004-02-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
kmod in the Linux kernel does not set its uid, suid, gid, or sgid to 0, which allows local users to cause a denial of se... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9423 unix
RHSA-2004:188: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040188 unix
RHSA-2004:188: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004188 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-1040

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2003-1040

http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000820
CONECTIVA CLSA-2004:820
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.4/diffs/kernel/kmod.c@1.6?nav=index.html%7Csrc/%7Csrc/kernel%7Chist/kernel/kmod.c
CONFIRM http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.4/diffs/kernel/kmod.c@1.6?nav=index.html|src/|src/kernel|hist/kernel/kmod.c
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20040204-01-U.asc
SGI 20040204-01-U
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2003_049_kernel.html
SUSE SuSE-SA:2003:049
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-065.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:065
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-069.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:069
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-106.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:106
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-188.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:188
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15577
XF linux-kmod-signals-dos(15577)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-1040

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


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