Linux Kernel Runtime Linker ld.so/ld-linux.so argv[0] memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel (Operating System) (unknown version). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown code block of the file ld.so/ld-linux.so of the component Runtime Linker. The manipulation of the argument argv[0] with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

buffer overflow in run-time linkers (1) ld.so or (2) ld-linux.so for linux systems allows local users to gain privileges by calling a setuid program with a long program name (argv[0]) and forcing ld.so/ld-linux.so to report an error.

The weakness was shared 07/17/1997 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is shared at marc.theaimsgroup.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-1999-1182. The exploitation is known to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

marc.theaimsgroup.com is providing further details.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.9

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Vendor: https://www.kernel.org/

Advisory: marc.theaimsgroup.com
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CVE: CVE-1999-1182 (🔍)
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Created: 06/18/2014 12:57 PM
Updated: 04/03/2019 04:39 PM
Changes: (10) software_type vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai source_cve_nvd_published source_cve_nvd_summary vulnerability_cwe
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