CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2000-0829

Published: Nov 14, 2000 | Modified: Oct 10, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
2.1 LOW
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The tmpwatch utility in Red Hat Linux forks a new process for each directory level, which allows local users to cause a denial of service by creating deeply nested directories in /tmp or /var/tmp/.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Tmpwatch Redhat 2.2 2.2
Tmpwatch Redhat 2.5.1 2.5.1
Linux Redhat 6.1 6.1

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