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Linux Kernel Reuse Flag Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:311

The RPC code in Linux kernel 2.4 sets the reuse flag when sockets are created which could allow local users to bind to UDP ports that are used by privileged services such as nfsd.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Linux 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0464
Product(s):
  • Linux kernel