CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2003-0961

Published: Dec 15, 2003 | Modified: Oct 18, 2016
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
7.2 HIGH
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

Integer overflow in the do_brk function for the brk system call in Linux kernel 2.4.22 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Linux_kernel Linux * 2.4.22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 RedHat kernel *
Kernel-source-2.4.27 Ubuntu dapper *
Kernel-source-2.4.27 Ubuntu edgy *

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