ID CVE-2004-0177
Summary The ext3 code in Linux 2.4.x before 2.4.26 does not properly initialize journal descriptor blocks, which causes an information leak in which in-memory data is written to the device for the ext3 file system, which allows privileged users to obtain portions of kernel memory by reading the raw device.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL NONE NONE
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:06:40.223-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
description The ext3 code in Linux 2.4.x before 2.4.26 does not properly initialize journal descriptor blocks, which causes an information leak in which in-memory data is written to the device for the ext3 file system, which allows privileged users to obtain portions of kernel memory by reading the raw device.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10556
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title The ext3 code in Linux 2.4.x before 2.4.26 does not properly initialize journal descriptor blocks, which causes an information leak in which in-memory data is written to the device for the ext3 file system, which allows privileged users to obtain portions of kernel memory by reading the raw device.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2004:166
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2004:504
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2004:505
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2005:293
refmap via4
bid 10152
ciac
  • O-121
  • O-126
  • O-127
conectiva CLA-2004:846
debian
  • DSA-479
  • DSA-480
  • DSA-481
  • DSA-482
  • DSA-489
  • DSA-491
  • DSA-495
engarde ESA-20040428-004
fedora FLSA:2336
gentoo GLSA-200407-02
mandrake MDKSA-2004:029
misc http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.4/cset@4056b368s6vpJbGWxDD_LhQNYQrdzQ
trustix 2004-0020
xf linux-ext3-info-disclosure(15867)
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:29
Published 01-06-2004 - 04:00
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