CVE-2004-2302

low
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Description

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.

References

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

http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset%404186a4deVoR88JjTwMa3ZnIp-_YJsA

http://secunia.com/advisories/17826

http://secunia.com/advisories/18056

http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:218

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_44_kernel.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13091

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2004-12-31

Updated: 2017-02-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.6

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 1.9

Severity: LOW

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
22788Debian DSA-922-1 : kernel-source-2.6.8 - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
20450Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDKSA-2005:219)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high