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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0019

Original release date: 02/19/2003
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

uml_net in the kernel-utils package for Red Hat Linux 8.0 has incorrect setuid root privileges, which allows local users to modify network interfaces, e.g. by modifying ARP entries or placing interfaces into promiscuous mode.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2003:056
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: linux-umlnet-gain-privileges(11276)
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CIAC
Name: N-044
External Source: BID
Name: 6801
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#134025

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