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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-2302

Race condition in the sysfs_read_file and sysfs_write_file functions in Linux kernel before 2.6.10 allows local users to read kernel memory and cause a denial of service (crash) via large offsets in sysfs files.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2010-04-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied 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

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-2302

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2004-2302

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922
DEBIAN DSA-922
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:219
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:218
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:218
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13091
BID 13091 Linux Kernel SYSFS_Write_File Local Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.10-rc1/2.6.10-rc1-mm1/broken-out/fix-race-in-sysfs_read_file-and-sysfs_write_file.patch CONFIRM
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset%404186a4deVoR88JjTwMa3ZnIp-_YJsA CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_44_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2005:044
http://secunia.com/advisories/18056
SECUNIA 18056
http://secunia.com/advisories/17826
SECUNIA 17826

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-2302

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


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