Upstream information

CVE-2004-1068 at MITRE

Description

A "missing serialization" error in the unix_dgram_recvmsg function in Linux 2.4.27 and earlier, and 2.6.x up to 2.6.9, allows local users to gain privileges via a race condition.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 63427 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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