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CVE-2003-0127

Impact: Important
Public: 2003-03-17

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The kernel module loader in Linux kernel 2.2.x before 2.2.25, and 2.4.x before 2.4.21, allows local users to gain root privileges by using ptrace to attach to a child process that is spawned by the kernel.

Find out more about CVE-2003-0127 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 RHSA-2003:103 March 21, 2003
Red Hat Linux 6.2 RHSA-2003:088 March 20, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.0 RHSA-2003:088 March 20, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2003:098 March 17, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2003:190 June 25, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.2 RHSA-2003:098 March 17, 2003
Red Hat Linux 7.3 RHSA-2003:098 March 17, 2003
Red Hat Linux 8.0 RHSA-2003:098 March 17, 2003
Red Hat Linux 9 RHSA-2003:135 April 08, 2003
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 RHSA-2003:145 May 27, 2003

External References

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