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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0961

Integer overflow in the do_brk function for the brk system call in Linux kernel 2.4.22 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges.
Publish Date : 2003-12-15 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) OverflowGain 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 2003-12-01
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0961

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2003-0961

http://isec.pl/papers/linux_kernel_do_brk.pdf
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=107064798706473&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20031204 [iSEC] Linux kernel do_brk() vulnerability details
http://secunia.com/advisories/10328
SECUNIA 10328
http://secunia.com/advisories/10329
SECUNIA 10329
http://secunia.com/advisories/10330
SECUNIA 10330
http://secunia.com/advisories/10333
SECUNIA 10333
http://secunia.com/advisories/10338
SECUNIA 10338
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-417
DEBIAN DSA-417
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-423
DEBIAN DSA-423
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-433
DEBIAN DSA-433
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-439
DEBIAN DSA-439
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-440
DEBIAN DSA-440
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-442
DEBIAN DSA-442
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-450
DEBIAN DSA-450
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-475
DEBIAN DSA-475
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-470
DEBIAN DSA-470
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2003_049_kernel.html
SUSE SuSE-SA:2003:049
http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-403
DEBIAN DSA-403
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-368.html
REDHAT RHSA-2003:368
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/301156
CERT-VN VU#301156
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-389.html
REDHAT RHSA-2003:389
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:110
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:110
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=107394143105081&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040112 SmoothWall Project Security Advisory SWP-2004:001
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=107064830206816&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20031204 Hot fix for do_brk bug
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000796
CONECTIVA CLA-2003:796

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0961

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


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