CVE-2002-0046

Current Description

Linux kernel, and possibly other operating systems, allows remote attackers to read portions of memory via a series of fragmented ICMP packets that generate an ICMP TTL Exceeded response, which includes portions of the memory in the response packet.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 31, 2002
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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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:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
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 Kernel2.6.20.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
5394http://www.osvdb.org/5394OSVDB
RHSA-2002:007http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-007.htmlREDHAT
20020120 remote memory reading through tcp/icmphttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/251418BUGTRAQExploit Patch Vendor Advisory
icmp-read-memory(7998)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7998XF