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CVE-2003-1161

CVE information

Published

18 years ago

Last Modified

14 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

exit.c in Linux kernel 2.6-test9-CVS, as stored on kernel.bkbits.net, was modified to contain a backdoor, which could allow local users to elevate their privileges by passing __WCLONE|__WALL to the sys_wait4 function..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6_test9_cvs:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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