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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1058

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Race condition in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to read the environment variables of another process that is still spawning via /proc/.../cmdline.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.2 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: BID
Name: 11052
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10427
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2005:293
External Source: BID
Name: 11937
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0191
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:152532
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0190
External Source: XF
Name: linux-spawning-race-condition(17151)
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1018
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-38-1
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060402-01-U
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:022
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:012
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200408-24

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10427
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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