CVE-2003-0462

NameCVE-2003-0462
DescriptionA race condition in the way env_start and env_end pointers are initialized in the execve system call and used in fs/proc/base.c on Linux 2.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash).
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-358, DSA-423
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64sourcewoodykernel-image-2.4.17-ia64lowDSA-423
kernel-image-2.4.18-1-alphasourcewoody2.4.18-10.lowDSA-358
kernel-image-2.4.18-1-i386sourcewoody2.4.18-11lowDSA-358
kernel-image-2.4.18-i386bfsourcewoody2.4.18-5woody4lowDSA-358
kernel-source-2.4.18sourcewoody2.4.18-13lowDSA-358
kernel-source-2.4.27source(unstable)(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Fixed before upload into archive; 2.6.1)
- kernel-source-2.4.27 <not-affected> (Fixed before upload in the archive; 2.4.22-pre10)

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