Vulnerability CVE-2004-0077


Published: 2004-03-03   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The do_mremap function for the mremap system call in Linux 2.2 to 2.2.25, 2.4 to 2.4.24, and 2.6 to 2.6.2, does not properly check the return value from the do_munmap function when the maximum number of VMA descriptors is exceeded, which allows local users to gain root privileges, a different vulnerability than CAN-2003-0985.

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Trustix -> Secure linux 
Redhat -> Bigmem kernel 
Redhat -> Kernel 
Redhat -> Kernel doc 
Redhat -> Kernel source 
Netwosix -> Netwosix linux 
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2004-q1/0040.html
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000820
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2004-079.shtml
http://frontal2.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:015
http://isec.pl/vulnerabilities/isec-0014-mremap-unmap.txt
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=107711762014175&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=107712137732553&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=107755871932680&w=2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200403-02.xml
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-082.shtml
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-438
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-439
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-440
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-441
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-442
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-444
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-450
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-453
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-454
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-456
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-466
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-470
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-475
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-514
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/981222
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_05_linux_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-065.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-066.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-069.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-106.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9686
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2004&m=slackware-security.404734
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/15244
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A825
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A837

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