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/proc/tty/driver/serial in Linux 2.4.x reveals the exact number of characters used in serial links which could allow local users to obtain potentially sensitive information such as the length of passwords.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9330

/proc/tty/driver/serial in Linux 2.4.x reveals the exact number of characters used in serial links which could allow local users to obtain potentially sensitive information such as the length of passwords.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0461
Product(s):