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The default permissions of /dev/kmem in Linux versions before 2.0.36 allows IP spoofing.
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  • BUGTRAQ:19990319 The default permissions on /dev/kmem is insecure.
Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19990607 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (19990728)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(1) Baker
REJECT(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:linux-dev-kmem-spoof
 Christey> DUPE CVE-1999-0414
   XF:linux-dev-kmem-spoof does not exist.
 Christey> *Now* XF:linux-dev-kmem-spoof(3500) exists...

Proposed (Legacy)
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