CVE-2004-0491

Current Description

The linux-2.4.21-mlock.patch in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 does not properly maintain the mlock page count when one process unlocks pages that belong to another process, which allows local users to mlock more memory than specified by the rlimit.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 2004
Last ModifiedOctober 11, 2017
Assignercve@mitre.org
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:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
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
    2.3OSRedhatEnterprise Linux3.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
20060402-01-Uftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060402-01-USGI
[linux-kernel] 20040402 Re: disable-cap-mlockhttp://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=108087017610947&w=2MLIST
19607http://secunia.com/advisories/19607SECUNIA
RHSA-2005:472http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-472.htmlREDHAT
13769http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13769BID
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=126411https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=126411CONFIRM
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10672https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10672OVAL
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1117https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1117OVAL