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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0077

The do_mremap function for the mremap system call in Linux 2.2 to 2.2.25, 2.4 to 2.4.24, and 2.6 to 2.6.2, does not properly check the return value from the do_munmap function when the maximum number of VMA descriptors is exceeded, which allows local users to gain root privileges, a different vulnerability than CAN-2003-0985.
Publish Date : 2004-03-03 Last Update Date : 2018-05-03
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
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 2004-02-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Red Hat Enterprise 3 Linux Kernel do_mremap Privilege Escalation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:825 unix
Red Hat Linux Kernel do_mremap Privilege Escalation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:837 unix
RHSA-2004:066: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004066 unix
RHSA-2004:066: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040066 unix
The do_mremap function for the mremap system call in Linux 2.2 to 2.2.25, 2.4 to 2.4.24, and 2.6 to 2.6.2, does not prop... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11137 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-2004-0077

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Bigmem Kernel 2.4.20-8 * I686 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Kernel 2.4.20-8 * Athlon Smp * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Kernel 2.4.20-8 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Kernel 2.4.20-8 * I686 Smp * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Kernel Doc 2.4.20-8 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Bigmem Kernel 1
Redhat Kernel 3
Redhat Kernel Doc 1

- References For CVE-2004-0077

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=107711762014175&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040218 Second critical mremap() bug found in all Linux kernels
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9686
BID 9686 Linux Kernel do_mremap Function VMA Limit Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-05
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=107755871932680&w=2
TRUSTIX 2004-0008
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-439
DEBIAN DSA-439
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=107712137732553&w=2
TRUSTIX 2004-0007
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/981222
CERT-VN VU#981222
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-082.shtml
CIAC O-082
http://www.osvdb.org/3986
OSVDB 3986
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_05_linux_kernel.html
SUSE SuSE-SA:2004:005
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2004&m=slackware-security.404734
SLACKWARE SSA:2004-049
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-106.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:106
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-069.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:069
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-066.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:066
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-065.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:065
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-466
DEBIAN DSA-466
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-470
DEBIAN DSA-470
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-514
DEBIAN DSA-514
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-475
DEBIAN DSA-475
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-079.shtml
FEDORA FEDORA-2004-079
http://frontal2.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:015
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:015
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-456
DEBIAN DSA-456
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-453
DEBIAN DSA-453
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-454
DEBIAN DSA-454
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-450
DEBIAN DSA-450
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-440
DEBIAN DSA-440
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-441
DEBIAN DSA-441
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-438
DEBIAN DSA-438
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-444
DEBIAN DSA-444
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-442
DEBIAN DSA-442
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200403-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200403-02
http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0014-mremap-unmap.txt
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000820
CONECTIVA CLA-2004:820
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2004-q1/0040.html
VULNWATCH 20040218 Second critical mremap() bug found in all Linux kernels
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A837
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:837
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A825
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:825
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/15244
XF linux-mremap-gain-privileges(15244)

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0077

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


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