CVE-1999-1441

Current Description

Linux 2.0.34 does not properly prevent users from sending SIGIO signals to arbitrary processes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by sending SIGIO to processes that do not catch it.

Basic Data

PublishedJune 30, 1998
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.0.34*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Linux Linux Kernel 2.0.34

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980630 Serious Linux 2.0.34 security problemhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=90221103126047&w=2BUGTRAQ
111http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/111BID