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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0228

Integer signedness error in the cpufreq proc handler (cpufreq_procctl) in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to gain privileges.
Publish Date : 2004-08-18 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0228

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2004-0228

http://secunia.com/advisories/11429
SECUNIA 11429
http://secunia.com/advisories/11464
SECUNIA 11464
http://secunia.com/advisories/11486
SECUNIA 11486
http://secunia.com/advisories/11491
SECUNIA 11491
http://secunia.com/advisories/11683
SECUNIA 11683
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:050
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:050
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15951
XF linux-cpufreq-info-disclosure(15951)
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200407-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200407-02
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_10_kernel.html
SUSE SuSE-SA:2004:010
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-111.shtml
FEDORA FEDORA-2004-111
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000852
CONECTIVA CLA-2004:852

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0228

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


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