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CVE-2003-0501

CVE information

Published

19 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Low

Impact Analysis

Description

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..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Low
Base Score
2.1/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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