CVE-2003-0018

Current Description

Linux kernel 2.4.10 through 2.4.21-pre4 does not properly handle the O_DIRECT feature, which allows local attackers with write privileges to read portions of previously deleted files, or cause file system corruption.

Referenced by CVEs:CVE-2003-0956

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 19, 2003
Last ModifiedSeptember 11, 2008
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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:P/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score3.6
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score4.9
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 Kernel2.4.10*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.4.11*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.4.12*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.4.13*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.4.14*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.4.15*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.4.16*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.4.17*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.4.18*******
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel2.4.19*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.10, 2.4.11, 2.4.12, 2.4.13, 2.4.14, 2.4.15, 2.4.16, 2.4.17, 2.4.18, 2.4.19

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.4/cset@3e2f193drGJDBg9SG6JwaDQwCBnAMQhttp://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.4/cset@3e2f193drGJDBg9SG6JwaDQwCBnAMQCONFIRM
DSA-358http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-358DEBIAN
DSA-423http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-423DEBIANPATCH Vendor Advisory
linux-odirect-information-leak(11249)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/11249.phpXFVendor Advisory
MDKSA-2003:014http://www.mandrakesoft.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:014MANDRAKE
RHSA-2003:025http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-025.htmlREDHATPATCH Vendor Advisory
6763http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6763BID