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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-1983

The arch_get_unmapped_area function in mmap.c in the PaX patches for Linux kernel 2.6, when Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) is enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via unknown attack vectors.
Publish Date : 2004-05-02 Last Update Date : 2017-07-11
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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-2004-1983

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Gentoo Linux 1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application The Pax Team Pax Linux 2.6.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux 1
The Pax Team Pax Linux 1

- References For CVE-2004-1983
BUGTRAQ 20040502 PaX Linux Kernel 2.6 Patches DoS Advisory
XF pax-aslr-enabled-dos(16037)
BUGTRAQ 20040509 PaX DoS proof-of-concept
BID 10264 PaX 2.6 Kernel Patch Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2004-05-03 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-200407-02

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-1983

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