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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0177

The ext3 code in Linux 2.4.x before 2.4.26 does not properly initialize journal descriptor blocks, which causes an information leak in which in-memory data is written to the device for the ext3 file system, which allows privileged users to obtain portions of kernel memory by reading the raw device.
Publish Date : 2004-06-01 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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) Obtain Information
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 low 2004-02-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2005:293: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050293 unix
RHSA-2005:293: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005293 unix
The ext3 code in Linux 2.4.x before 2.4.26 does not properly initialize journal descriptor blocks, which causes an infor... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10556 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0177

# 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-2004-0177

http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000846
CONECTIVA CLA-2004:846
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-126.shtml
CIAC O-126
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-127.shtml
CIAC O-127
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-479
DEBIAN DSA-479
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200407-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200407-02
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.4/cset@4056b368s6vpJbGWxDD_LhQNYQrdzQ
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15867
XF linux-ext3-info-disclosure(15867)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10152
BID 10152 Linux Kernel EXT3 File System Information Leakage Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-293.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:293
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-505.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:505
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-504.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:504
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:029
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:029
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-480
DEBIAN DSA-480
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-491
DEBIAN DSA-491
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-489
DEBIAN DSA-489
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-481
DEBIAN DSA-481
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-482
DEBIAN DSA-482
https://bugzilla.fedora.us/show_bug.cgi?id=2336
FEDORA FLSA:2336
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=108213675028441&w=2
TRUSTIX 2004-0020
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-166.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:166
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-495
DEBIAN DSA-495
http://www.linuxsecurity.com/advisories/engarde_advisory-4285.html
ENGARDE ESA-20040428-004
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-121.shtml
CIAC O-121

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0177

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


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