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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0914

Linux kernel before 2.4.11pre3 in multiple Linux distributions allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by starting the core vmlinux kernel, possibly related to poor error checking during ELF loading.
Publish Date : 2001-11-21 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0914

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * Pre3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Suse Suse Linux 1

- References For CVE-2001-0914
XF linux-vmlinux-dos(7591)
BUGTRAQ 20011121 SuSE 7.3 : Kernel 2.4.10-4GB Bug
BUGTRAQ 20011122 Re: SuSE 7.3 : Kernel 2.4.10-4GB Bug
BID 3570 Linux VMLinux Arbitrary Kernel Execution Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2001-11-21

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0914

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