CVE-2004-1337

HIGH
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Description

The POSIX Capability Linux Security Module (LSM) for Linux kernel 2.6 does not properly handle the credentials of a process that is launched before the module is loaded, which allows local users to gain privileges.

References

http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/index.php?id=a&anuncio=000930

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110384535113035&w=2

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12093

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18673

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2004-12-23

Updated: 2017-07-11

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
20675Ubuntu 4.10 : linux-source-2.6.8.1 vulnerabilities (USN-57-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
18598Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2005:110)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high