The slip_down function in slip.c for the uml_net program in uml-utilities 20030903, when uml_net is installed setuid root, does not verify whether the calling user has sufficient permission to disable an interface, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (network service disabled).
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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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