CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2003-0501

Published: Aug 07, 2003 | Modified: May 03, 2018
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
2.1 LOW
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The /proc filesystem in Linux allows local users to obtain sensitive information by opening various entries in /proc/self before executing a setuid program, which causes the program to fail to change the ownership and permissions of those entries.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.20.1 2.6.20.1
Kernel-source-2.4.27 Ubuntu dapper *
Kernel-source-2.4.27 Ubuntu edgy *

References