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kmod in the Linux kernel does not set its uid suid gid or sgid to 0 which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by sending certain signals to kmod.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9423

kmod in the Linux kernel does not set its uid suid gid or sgid to 0 which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by sending certain signals to kmod.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-1040
Product(s):