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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-1074

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The binfmt functionality in the Linux kernel, when "memory overcommit" is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel oops) via a malformed a.out binary.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: linux-aout-binary-dos(18290)
Type: Advisory
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2005-0001
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1069
External Source: CONECTIVA
Name: CLA-2005:930
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1067
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1082
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1070
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9751
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:022
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:2336
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20202
External Source: BID
Name: 11754
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20163
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20162
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20041216 [USN-39-1] Linux amd64 kernel vulnerability
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-kernel] 20041111 a.out issue
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20338

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9751
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test10
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test11
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test12
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test4
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test5
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test6
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test7
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test8
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:test9
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.10
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.11
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.12
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.13
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.14
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.15
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.16
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.17
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18::x86
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre4
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre5
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre6
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre7
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.18:pre8
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre4
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre5
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.19:pre6
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.20
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre4
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.21:pre7
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.22
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23:pre9
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.23_ow2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.24
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.24_ow1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.25
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.26
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre4
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.27:pre5
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.4
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.5
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.6
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.7
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.8
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.9
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test10
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test11
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test4
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test5
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test6
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test7
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test8
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:test9
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1:rc2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6:rc1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7:rc1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc1
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc2
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8:rc3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:2.6.20
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::advanced_server
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::advanced_server_ia64
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::enterprise_server
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::enterprise_server_ia64
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::workstation
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1::workstation_ia64
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::advanced_server
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::enterprise_server
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::workstation_server
cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:3.0
cpe:/o:redhat:fedora_core:core_2.0
cpe:/o:redhat:fedora_core:core_3.0
cpe:/o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1::ia64
cpe:/o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1::itanium_processor
cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:1.0::desktop
cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:8.1
cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:8.2
cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:8::enterprise_server
cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.0
cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.0::enterprise_server
cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.0::x86_64
cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.1
cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.2
cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:1.5
cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:2.0
cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:2.1
cpe:/o:trustix:secure_linux:2.2
cpe:/o:turbolinux:turbolinux_server:10.0

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