ID CVE-2010-4258
Summary The do_exit function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36.2 does not properly handle a KERNEL_DS get_fs value, which allows local users to bypass intended access_ok restrictions, overwrite arbitrary kernel memory locations, and gain privileges by leveraging a (1) BUG, (2) NULL pointer dereference, or (3) page fault, as demonstrated by vectors involving the clear_child_tid feature and the splice system call.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.35.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.34.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.33.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.21
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.22
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.23
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.31
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Release Candidate 9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Release Candidate 8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.23
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.24
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Release Candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Release Candidate 7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Release Candidate 6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.52
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.52
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.51
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.51
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.22
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.53
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.53
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.54
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.54
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.21
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.39
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.39
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.40
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.40
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.38
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.38
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.43
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.43
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.44
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.44
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.41
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.41
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.42
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.42
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.34
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.34
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.33
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.33
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.45
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.45
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.36
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.36
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.35
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.35
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.37
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.37
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.32
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.32
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.27
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.26
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.25
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.31
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.31
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.30
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.30
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.29
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.28
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Release Candidate 5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23 release candidate 2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23:rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23 Release Candidate 1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23:rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.22
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.21
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.21
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.62
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.62
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.61
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.61
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.60
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.60
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.59
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.59
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.58
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.58
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.57
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.57
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.56
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.56
  • Linux Kernel 2.16.55
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.55
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.54
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.54
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.53
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.53
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.52
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.52
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.51
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.51
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.50
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.50
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.49
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.49
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.48
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.48
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.47
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.47
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.46
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.46
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.45
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.45
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.44
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.44
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.43
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.43
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.42
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.42
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.41
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.41
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.40
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.40
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.39
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.39
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.38
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.38
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.37
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.37
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.36
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.36
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.35
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.35
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.34
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.34
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.33
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.33
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.32
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.32
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc5
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc4
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc3
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc2
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.16.31:-rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.15.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.14.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.13.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.11.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.36
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.36.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36.1
CVSS
Base: 6.2 (as of 30-12-2010 - 15:03)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-264
CAPEC
  • Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's configuration that allows an attacker to either directly access an executable file, for example through shell access; or in a possible worst case allows an attacker to upload a file and then execute it. Web servers, ftp servers, and message oriented middleware systems which have many integration points are particularly vulnerable, because both the programmers and the administrators must be in synch regarding the interfaces and the correct privileges for each interface.
  • Leverage Executable Code in Non-Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's trust in configuration and resource files, when the executable loads the resource (such as an image file or configuration file) the attacker has modified the file to either execute malicious code directly or manipulate the target process (e.g. application server) to execute based on the malicious configuration parameters. Since systems are increasingly interrelated mashing up resources from local and remote sources the possibility of this attack occurring is high. The attack can be directed at a client system, such as causing buffer overrun through loading seemingly benign image files, as in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-028 where specially crafted JPEG files could cause a buffer overrun once loaded into the browser. Another example targets clients reading pdf files. In this case the attacker simply appends javascript to the end of a legitimate url for a pdf (http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/danger-danger-danger/) http://path/to/pdf/file.pdf#whatever_name_you_want=javascript:your_code_here The client assumes that they are reading a pdf, but the attacker has modified the resource and loaded executable javascript into the client's browser process. The attack can also target server processes. The attacker edits the resource or configuration file, for example a web.xml file used to configure security permissions for a J2EE app server, adding role name "public" grants all users with the public role the ability to use the administration functionality. The server trusts its configuration file to be correct, but when they are manipulated, the attacker gains full control.
  • Blue Boxing
    This type of attack against older telephone switches and trunks has been around for decades. A tone is sent by an adversary to impersonate a supervisor signal which has the effect of rerouting or usurping command of the line. While the US infrastructure proper may not contain widespread vulnerabilities to this type of attack, many companies are connected globally through call centers and business process outsourcing. These international systems may be operated in countries which have not upgraded Telco infrastructure and so are vulnerable to Blue boxing. Blue boxing is a result of failure on the part of the system to enforce strong authorization for administrative functions. While the infrastructure is different than standard current applications like web applications, there are historical lessons to be learned to upgrade the access control for administrative functions.
  • Restful Privilege Elevation
    Rest uses standard HTTP (Get, Put, Delete) style permissions methods, but these are not necessarily correlated generally with back end programs. Strict interpretation of HTTP get methods means that these HTTP Get services should not be used to delete information on the server, but there is no access control mechanism to back up this logic. This means that unless the services are properly ACL'd and the application's service implementation are following these guidelines then an HTTP request can easily execute a delete or update on the server side. The attacker identifies a HTTP Get URL such as http://victimsite/updateOrder, which calls out to a program to update orders on a database or other resource. The URL is not idempotent so the request can be submitted multiple times by the attacker, additionally, the attacker may be able to exploit the URL published as a Get method that actually performs updates (instead of merely retrieving data). This may result in malicious or inadvertent altering of data on the server.
  • Target Programs with Elevated Privileges
    This attack targets programs running with elevated privileges. The attacker would try to leverage a bug in the running program and get arbitrary code to execute with elevated privileges. For instance an attacker would look for programs that write to the system directories or registry keys (such as HKLM, which stores a number of critical Windows environment variables). These programs are typically running with elevated privileges and have usually not been designed with security in mind. Such programs are excellent exploit targets because they yield lots of power when they break. The malicious user try to execute its code at the same level as a privileged system call.
  • Manipulating Input to File System Calls
    An attacker manipulates inputs to the target software which the target software passes to file system calls in the OS. The goal is to gain access to, and perhaps modify, areas of the file system that the target software did not intend to be accessible.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL HIGH NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
exploit-db via4
description Linux Kernel <= 2.6.37 - Local Privilege Escalation. CVE-2010-4258. Local exploit for linux platform
id EDB-ID:15704
last seen 2016-02-01
modified 2010-12-07
published 2010-12-07
reporter Dan Rosenberg
source https://www.exploit-db.com/download/15704/
title Linux Kernel <= 2.6.37 - Local Privilege Escalation
nessus via4
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2013-0039.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2013-0039 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 79507
    published 2014-11-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=79507
    title OracleVM 2.2 : kernel (OVMSA-2013-0039)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-7304.NASL
    description This kernel update for the SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel fixes several security issues and bugs. The following security issues were fixed : - A local attacker could use a Oops (kernel crash) caused by other flaws to write a 0 byte to a attacker controlled address in the kernel. This could lead to privilege escalation together with other issues. (CVE-2010-4258) - The backend driver in Xen 3.x allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a kernel thread leak, which prevents the device and guest OS from being shut down or create a zombie domain, causes a hang in zenwatch, or prevents unspecified xm commands from working properly, related to (1) netback, (2) blkback, or (3) blktap. (CVE-2010-3699) - The econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a sendmsg call that specifies a NULL value for the remote address field. (CVE-2010-3849) - Stack-based buffer overflow in the econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to gain privileges by providing a large number of iovec structures. (CVE-2010-3848) - The ec_dev_ioctl function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel did not require the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and configure econet addresses via an SIOCSIFADDR ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3850) - A overflow in sendto() and recvfrom() routines was fixed that could be used by local attackers to potentially crash the kernel using some socket families like L2TP. (CVE-2010-4160)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 59154
    published 2012-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=59154
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7304)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-7303.NASL
    description This kernel update for the SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP3 kernel fixes several security issues and bugs. The following security issues were fixed : - A local attacker could use a Oops (kernel crash) caused by other flaws to write a 0 byte to a attacker controlled address in the kernel. This could lead to privilege escalation together with other issues. (CVE-2010-4258) - The backend driver in Xen 3.x allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service via a kernel thread leak, which prevents the device and guest OS from being shut down or create a zombie domain, causes a hang in zenwatch, or prevents unspecified xm commands from working properly, related to (1) netback, (2) blkback, or (3) blktap. (CVE-2010-3699) - The econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a sendmsg call that specifies a NULL value for the remote address field. (CVE-2010-3849) - Stack-based buffer overflow in the econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to gain privileges by providing a large number of iovec structures. (CVE-2010-3848) - The ec_dev_ioctl function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel did not require the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and configure econet addresses via an SIOCSIFADDR ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3850) - A overflow in sendto() and recvfrom() routines was fixed that could be used by local attackers to potentially crash the kernel using some socket families like L2TP. (CVE-2010-4160)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 51752
    published 2011-01-27
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51752
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7303)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1105-1.NASL
    description Dan Rosenberg discovered that multiple terminal ioctls did not correctly initialize structure memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4075) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the socket filters did not correctly initialize structure memory. A local attacker could create malicious filters to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4158) Dan Rosenberg discovered that certain iovec operations did not calculate page counts correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4162) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the SCSI subsystem did not correctly validate iov segments. A local attacker with access to a SCSI device could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4163, CVE-2010-4668) Dan Rosenberg discovered multiple flaws in the X.25 facilities parsing. If a system was using X.25, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4164) Alan Cox discovered that the HCI UART driver did not correctly check if a write operation was available. If the mmap_min-addr sysctl was changed from the Ubuntu default to a value of 0, a local attacker could exploit this flaw to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4242) Nelson Elhage discovered that the kernel did not correctly handle process cleanup after triggering a recoverable kernel bug. If a local attacker were able to trigger certain kinds of kernel bugs, they could create a specially crafted process to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4258) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the install_special_mapping function could bypass the mmap_min_addr restriction. A local attacker could exploit this to mmap 4096 bytes below the mmap_min_addr area, possibly improving the chances of performing NULL pointer dereference attacks. (CVE-2010-4346). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 53303
    published 2011-04-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=53303
    title Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1105-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1093-1.NASL
    description Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RDS network protocol did not correctly check certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3904) Nelson Elhage discovered several problems with the Acorn Econet protocol driver. A local user could cause a denial of service via a NULL pointer dereference, escalate privileges by overflowing the kernel stack, and assign Econet addresses to arbitrary interfaces. (CVE-2010-3848, CVE-2010-3849, CVE-2010-3850) Ben Hutchings discovered that the ethtool interface did not correctly check certain sizes. A local attacker could perform malicious ioctl calls that could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2478, CVE-2010-3084) Eric Dumazet discovered that many network functions could leak kernel stack contents. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2942, CVE-2010-3477) Dave Chinner discovered that the XFS filesystem did not correctly order inode lookups when exported by NFS. A remote attacker could exploit this to read or write disk blocks that had changed file assignment or had become unlinked, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2943) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly shut down. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the system to crash or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2954) Brad Spengler discovered that the wireless extensions did not correctly validate certain request sizes. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2955) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the session keyring did not correctly check for its parent. On systems without a default session keyring, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2960) Kees Cook discovered that the Intel i915 graphics driver did not correctly validate memory regions. A local attacker with access to the video card could read and write arbitrary kernel memory to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2962) Kees Cook discovered that the V4L1 32bit compat interface did not correctly validate certain parameters. A local attacker on a 64bit system with access to a video device could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2963) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the AIO subsystem did not correctly validate certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3067) Dan Rosenberg discovered that certain XFS ioctls leaked kernel stack contents. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3078) Robert Swiecki discovered that ftrace did not correctly handle mutexes. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3079) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the OSS sequencer device did not correctly shut down. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3080) Dan Rosenberg discovered that several network ioctls did not clear kernel memory correctly. A local user could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3296, CVE-2010-3297, CVE-2010-3298) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ROSE driver did not correctly check parameters. A local attacker with access to a ROSE network device could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3310) Thomas Dreibholz discovered that SCTP did not correctly handle appending packet chunks. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3432) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CD driver did not correctly check parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3437) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Sound subsystem did not correctly validate parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3442) Dan Jacobson discovered that ThinkPad video output was not correctly access controlled. A local attacker could exploit this to hang the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3448) It was discovered that KVM did not correctly initialize certain CPU registers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3698) Dan Rosenberg discovered that SCTP did not correctly handle HMAC calculations. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3705) Brad Spengler discovered that stack memory for new a process was not correctly calculated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3858) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel TIPC implementation contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3859) Kees Cook discovered that the ethtool interface did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3861) Thomas Pollet discovered that the RDS network protocol did not check certain iovec buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3865) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation incorrectly parsed facilities. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3873) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CAN protocol on 64bit systems did not correctly calculate the size of certain buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3874) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3875) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel sockets implementation did not properly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3876) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the TIPC interface did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3877) Nelson Elhage discovered that the Linux kernel IPv4 implementation did not properly audit certain bytecodes in netlink messages. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the kernel to hang, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3880) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that kvm did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of the kernel stack, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3881) Kees Cook and Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the shm interface did not clear kernel memory correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4072) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IPC structures were not correctly initialized on 64bit systems. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4073) Dan Rosenberg discovered that multiple terminal ioctls did not correctly initialize structure memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4075) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ivtv V4L driver did not correctly initialize certian structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4079) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RME Hammerfall DSP audio interface driver did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the VIA video driver did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4082) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the semctl syscall did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4083) James Bottomley discovered that the ICP vortex storage array controller driver did not validate certain sizes. A local attacker on a 64bit system could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4157) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the socket filters did not correctly initialize structure memory. A local attacker could create malicious filters to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4158) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel L2TP implementation contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could exploit this to to crash the kernel, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4160) Dan Rosenberg discovered that certain iovec operations did not calculate page counts correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4162) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the SCSI subsystem did not correctly validate iov segments. A local attacker with access to a SCSI device could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4163, CVE-2010-4668) Dan Rosenberg discovered multiple flaws in the X.25 facilities parsing. If a system was using X.25, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4164) Steve Chen discovered that setsockopt did not correctly check MSS values. A local attacker could make a specially crafted socket call to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4165) Dave Jones discovered that the mprotect system call did not correctly handle merged VMAs. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4169) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RDS protocol did not correctly check ioctl arguments. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4175) Alan Cox discovered that the HCI UART driver did not correctly check if a write operation was available. If the mmap_min-addr sysctl was changed from the Ubuntu default to a value of 0, a local attacker could exploit this flaw to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4242) It was discovered that multithreaded exec did not handle CPU timers correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4248) Vegard Nossum discovered that memory garbage collection was not handled correctly for active sockets. A local attacker could exploit this to allocate all available kernel memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4249) Nelson Elhage discovered that the kernel did not correctly handle process cleanup after triggering a recoverable kernel bug. If a local attacker were able to trigger certain kinds of kernel bugs, they could create a specially crafted process to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4258) Krishna Gudipati discovered that the bfa adapter driver did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could read files in /sys to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4343) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the install_special_mapping function could bypass the mmap_min_addr restriction. A local attacker could exploit this to mmap 4096 bytes below the mmap_min_addr area, possibly improving the chances of performing NULL pointer dereference attacks. (CVE-2010-4346) It was discovered that the ICMP stack did not correctly handle certain unreachable messages. If a remote attacker were able to acquire a socket lock, they could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4526) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the OSS subsystem did not handle name termination correctly. A local attacker could exploit this crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4527) An error was reported in the kernel's ORiNOCO wireless driver's handling of TKIP countermeasures. This reduces the amount of time an attacker needs breach a wireless network using WPA+TKIP for security. (CVE-2010-4648) Dan Carpenter discovered that the Infiniband driver did not correctly handle certain requests. A local user could exploit this to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4649, CVE-2011-1044) An error was discovered in the kernel's handling of CUSE (Character device in Userspace). A local attacker might exploit this flaw to escalate privilege, if access to /dev/cuse has been modified to allow non-root users. (CVE-2010-4650) Kees Cook discovered that some ethtool functions did not correctly clear heap memory. A local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges could exploit this to read portions of kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4655) Kees Cook discovered that the IOWarrior USB device driver did not correctly check certain size fields. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted USB device to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4656) Joel Becker discovered that OCFS2 did not correctly validate on-disk symlink structures. If an attacker were able to trick a user or automated system into mounting a specially crafted filesystem, it could crash the system or expose kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-NNN2) A flaw was found in the kernel's Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA). Changes made by an attacker might not be discovered by IMA, if SELinux was disabled, and a new IMA rule was loaded. (CVE-2011-0006) Dan Carpenter discovered that the TTPCI DVB driver did not check certain values during an ioctl. If the dvb-ttpci module was loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-0521) Rafael Dominguez Vega discovered that the caiaq Native Instruments USB driver did not correctly validate string lengths. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted USB device to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-0712) Timo Warns discovered that MAC partition parsing routines did not correctly calculate block counts. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1010) Timo Warns discovered that LDM partition parsing routines did not correctly calculate block counts. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1012) Nelson Elhage discovered that the epoll subsystem did not correctly handle certain structures. A local attacker could create malicious requests that would hang the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1082) Johan Hovold discovered that the DCCP network stack did not correctly handle certain packet combinations. A remote attacker could send specially crafted network traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1093).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-05-21
    plugin id 65103
    published 2013-03-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=65103
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1093-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1111-1.NASL
    description Dan Rosenberg discovered multiple flaws in the X.25 facilities parsing. If a system was using X.25, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4164) Vegard Nossum discovered that memory garbage collection was not handled correctly for active sockets. A local attacker could exploit this to allocate all available kernel memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4249) Nelson Elhage discovered that the kernel did not correctly handle process cleanup after triggering a recoverable kernel bug. If a local attacker were able to trigger certain kinds of kernel bugs, they could create a specially crafted process to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4258) Nelson Elhage discovered that Econet did not correctly handle AUN packets over UDP. A local attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4342) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the OSS subsystem did not handle name termination correctly. A local attacker could exploit this crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4527) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IRDA did not correctly check the size of buffers. On non-x86 systems, a local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4529) Dan Carpenter discovered that the TTPCI DVB driver did not check certain values during an ioctl. If the dvb-ttpci module was loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-0521) Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0695) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 55069
    published 2011-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55069
    title Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-1111-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2010-18983.NASL
    description Fixes multiple security bugs. All users should update to this version. Also fixes : - Stall on boot on some systems with TPM devices. (RHBZ#530393) - Hard lockups with Radeon RV350 devices. (RHBZ#631310) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-12
    plugin id 51374
    published 2010-12-26
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51374
    title Fedora 13 : kernel-2.6.34.7-66.fc13 (2010-18983)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1167-1.NASL
    description Aristide Fattori and Roberto Paleari reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's handling of IPv4 icmp packets. A remote user could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1927) Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1078) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Bluetooth stack did not correctly check that device name strings were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1079) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that bridge network filtering did not check that name fields were NULL terminated. A local attacker could exploit this to leak contents of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1080) Johan Hovold discovered that the DCCP network stack did not correctly handle certain packet combinations. A remote attacker could send specially crafted network traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1093) Peter Huewe discovered that the TPM device did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1160) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1170, CVE-2011-1171, CVE-2011-1172, CVE-2011-2534) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Acorn Universal Networking driver did not correctly initialize memory. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1173) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly check certain field sizes. If a system was using IRDA, a remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1180) Dan Rosenberg reported errors in the OSS (Open Sound System) MIDI interface. A local attacker on non-x86 systems might be able to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1476) Dan Rosenberg reported errors in the kernel's OSS (Open Sound System) driver for Yamaha FM synthesizer chips. A local user can exploit this to cause memory corruption, causing a denial of service or privilege escalation. (CVE-2011-1477) It was discovered that the security fix for CVE-2010-4250 introduced a regression. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1479) Dan Rosenberg discovered that MPT devices did not correctly validate certain values in ioctl calls. If these drivers were loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1598, CVE-2011-1748) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check certain ioctl values. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check the size of certain memory allocations. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to run the system out of memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1746) Dan Rosenberg reported an error in the old ABI compatibility layer of ARM kernels. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1759) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the DCCP stack did not correctly handle certain packet structures. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1770) Ben Greear discovered that CIFS did not correctly handle direct I/O. A local attacker with access to a CIFS partition could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1771) Timo Warns discovered that the EFI GUID partition table was not correctly parsed. A physically local attacker that could insert mountable devices could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1776) It was discovered that an mmap() call with the MAP_PRIVATE flag on '/dev/zero' was incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2479) Robert Swiecki discovered that mapping extensions were incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496) The linux kernel did not properly account for PTE pages when deciding which task to kill in out of memory conditions. A local, unprivileged could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2498) A flaw was found in the b43 driver in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service if the system has an active wireless interface using the b43 driver. (CVE-2011-3359) Yogesh Sharma discovered that CIFS did not correctly handle UNCs that had no prefixpaths. A local attacker with access to a CIFS partition could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3363) Dan Rosenberg discovered flaws in the linux Rose (X.25 PLP) layer used by amateur radio. A local user or a remote user on an X.25 network could exploit these flaws to execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2011-4913). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 55591
    published 2011-07-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55591
    title Ubuntu 11.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1167-1)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-2153.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or information leak. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2010-0435 Gleb Napatov reported an issue in the KVM subsystem that allows virtual machines to cause a denial of service of the host machine by executing mov to/from DR instructions. - CVE-2010-3699 Keir Fraser provided a fix for an issue in the Xen subsystem. A guest can cause a denial of service on the host by retaining a leaked reference to a device. This can result in a zombie domain, xenwatch process hangs, and xm command failures. - CVE-2010-4158 Dan Rosenberg discovered an issue in the socket filters subsystem, allowing local unprivileged users to obtain the contents of sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2010-4162 Dan Rosenberg discovered an overflow issue in the block I/O subsystem that allows local users to map large numbers of pages, resulting in a denial of service due to invocation of the out of memory killer. - CVE-2010-4163 Dan Rosenberg discovered an issue in the block I/O subsystem. Due to improper validation of iov segments, local users can trigger a kernel panic resulting in a denial of service. - CVE-2010-4242 Alan Cox reported an issue in the Bluetooth subsystem. Local users with sufficient permission to access HCI UART devices can cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) due to a missing check for an existing tty write operation. - CVE-2010-4243 Brad Spengler reported a denial-of-service issue in the kernel memory accounting system. By passing large argv/envp values to exec, local users can cause the out of memory killer to kill processes owned by other users. - CVE-2010-4248 Oleg Nesterov reported an issue in the POSIX CPU timers subsystem. Local users can cause a denial of service (Oops) due to incorrect assumptions about thread group leader behavior. - CVE-2010-4249 Vegard Nossum reported an issue with the UNIX socket garbage collector. Local users can consume all of LOWMEM and decrease system performance by overloading the system with inflight sockets. - CVE-2010-4258 Nelson Elhage reported an issue in Linux oops handling. Local users may be able to obtain elevated privileges if they are able to trigger an oops with a process' fs set to KERNEL_DS. - CVE-2010-4342 Nelson Elhage reported an issue in the Econet protocol. Remote attackers can cause a denial of service by sending an Acorn Universal Networking packet over UDP. - CVE-2010-4346 Tavis Ormandy discovered an issue in the install_special_mapping routine which allows local users to bypass the mmap_min_addr security restriction. Combined with an otherwise low severity local denial of service vulnerability (NULL pointer dereference), a local user could obtain elevated privileges. - CVE-2010-4526 Eugene Teo reported a race condition in the Linux SCTP implementation. Remote users can cause a denial of service (kernel memory corruption) by transmitting an ICMP unreachable message to a locked socket. - CVE-2010-4527 Dan Rosenberg reported two issues in the OSS soundcard driver. Local users with access to the device (members of group 'audio' on default Debian installations) may access to sensitive kernel memory or cause a buffer overflow, potentially leading to an escalation of privileges. - CVE-2010-4529 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the Linux kernel IrDA socket implementation on non-x86 architectures. Local users may be able to gain access to sensitive kernel memory via a specially crafted IRLMP_ENUMDEVICES getsockopt call. - CVE-2010-4565 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the Linux CAN protocol implementation. Local users can obtain the address of a kernel heap object which might help facilitate system exploitation. - CVE-2010-4649 Dan Carpenter reported an issue in the uverb handling of the InfiniBand subsystem. A potential buffer overflow may allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) by passing in a large cmd.ne value. - CVE-2010-4656 Kees Cook reported an issue in the driver for I/O-Warrior USB devices. Local users with access to these devices may be able to overrun kernel buffers, resulting in a denial of service or privilege escalation. - CVE-2010-4668 Dan Rosenberg reported an issue in the block subsystem. A local user can cause a denial of service (kernel panic) by submitting certain 0-length I/O requests. - CVE-2011-0521 Dan Carpenter reported an issue in the DVB driver for AV7110 cards. Local users can pass a negative info->num value, corrupting kernel memory and causing a denial of service.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 51818
    published 2011-01-31
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51818
    title Debian DSA-2153-1 : linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE9_12677.NASL
    description This patch updates the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 kernel to fix various security issues and some bugs. The following security issues were fixed : - The hci_uart_tty_open function in the HCI UART driver (drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c) in the Linux kernel did not verify whether the tty has a write operation, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors related to the Bluetooth driver. (CVE-2010-4242) - The load_mixer_volumes function in sound/oss/soundcard.c in the OSS sound subsystem in the Linux kernel incorrectly expected that a certain name field ends with a '\0' character, which allowed local users to conduct buffer overflow attacks and gain privileges, or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, via a SOUND_MIXER_SETLEVELS ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4527) - Integer underflow in the irda_getsockopt function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel on platforms other than x86 allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory via an IRLMP_ENUMDEVICES getsockopt call. (CVE-2010-4529) - The aun_incoming function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when Econet is enabled, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by sending an Acorn Universal Networking (AUN) packet over UDP. (CVE-2010-4342) - fs/jfs/xattr.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle a certain legacy format for storage of extended attributes, which might have allowed local users by bypass intended xattr namespace restrictions via an 'os2.' substring at the beginning of a name. (CVE-2010-2946) - Stack-based buffer overflow in the econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to gain privileges by providing a large number of iovec structures. (CVE-2010-3848) - The econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a sendmsg call that specifies a NULL value for the remote address field. (CVE-2010-3849) - The ec_dev_ioctl function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel does not require the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and configure econet addresses via an SIOCSIFADDR ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3850) - The do_exit function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle a KERNEL_DS get_fs value, which allowed local users to bypass intended access_ok restrictions, overwrite arbitrary kernel memory locations, and gain privileges by leveraging a (1) BUG, (2) NULL pointer dereference, or (3) page fault, as demonstrated by vectors involving the clear_child_tid feature and the splice system call. (CVE-2010-4258) - Multiple integer overflows in the (1) pppol2tp_sendmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c, and the (2) l2tp_ip_sendmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c, in the PPPoL2TP and IPoL2TP implementations in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and panic) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted sendto call. (CVE-2010-4160) - Integer overflow in the ioc_general function in drivers/scsi/gdth.c in the Linux kernel on 64-bit platforms allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large argument in an ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4157) - Multiple integer underflows in the x25_parse_facilities function in net/x25/x25_facilities.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via malformed X.25 (1) X25_FAC_CLASS_A, (2) X25_FAC_CLASS_B, (3) X25_FAC_CLASS_C, or (4) X25_FAC_CLASS_D facility data, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-3873. (CVE-2010-4164) - The sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel did not check whether a certain memory location has been initialized before executing a (1) BPF_S_LD_MEM or (2) BPF_S_LDX_MEM instruction, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted socket filter. (CVE-2010-4158) - Multiple integer overflows in the snd_ctl_new function in sound/core/control.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_ADD or (2) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3442) - The snd_hdspm_hwdep_ioctl function in sound/pci/rme9652/hdspm.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an SNDRV_HDSPM_IOCTL_GET_CONFIG_INFO ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4081) - The ipc subsystem in the Linux kernel did not initialize certain structures, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the (1) compat_sys_semctl, (2) compat_sys_msgctl, and (3) compat_sys_shmctl functions in ipc/compat.c; and the (4) compat_sys_mq_open and (5) compat_sys_mq_getsetattr functions in ipc/compat_mq.c. (CVE-2010-4073) - The copy_shmid_to_user function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the shmctl system call and the 'old shm interface.'. (CVE-2010-4072) - The copy_semid_to_user function in ipc/sem.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) IPC_INFO, (2) SEM_INFO, (3) IPC_STAT, or (4) SEM_STAT command in a semctl system call. (CVE-2010-4083) - Integer overflow in the do_io_submit function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted use of the io_submit system call. (CVE-2010-3067) - Multiple integer signedness errors in net/rose/af_rose.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a rose_getname function call, related to the rose_bind and rose_connect functions. (CVE-2010-3310)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 58229
    published 2012-04-23
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=58229
    title SuSE9 Security Update : the Linux kernel (YOU Patch Number 12677)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_3_KERNEL-101215.NASL
    description The openSUSE 11.3 kernel was updated to fix various bugs and security issues. Following security issues have been fixed: CVE-2010-4347: A local user could inject ACPI code into the kernel via the world-writable 'custom_debug' file, allowing local privilege escalation. CVE-2010-4258: A local attacker could use a Oops (kernel crash) caused by other flaws to write a 0 byte to a attacker controlled address in the kernel. This could lead to privilege escalation together with other issues. CVE-2010-4157: A 32bit vs 64bit integer mismatch in gdth_ioctl_alloc could lead to memory corruption in the GDTH driver. CVE-2010-4165: The do_tcp_setsockopt function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict TCP_MAXSEG (aka MSS) values, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a setsockopt call that specifies a small value, leading to a divide-by-zero error or incorrect use of a signed integer. CVE-2010-4164: A remote (or local) attacker communicating over X.25 could cause a kernel panic by attempting to negotiate malformed facilities. CVE-2010-4175: A local attacker could cause memory overruns in the RDS protocol stack, potentially crashing the kernel. So far it is considered not to be exploitable. CVE-2010-4169: Use-after-free vulnerability in mm/mprotect.c in the Linux kernel allwed local users to cause a denial of service via vectors involving an mprotect system call. CVE-2010-3874: A minor heap overflow in the CAN network module was fixed. Due to nature of the memory allocator it is likely not exploitable. CVE-2010-4158: A memory information leak in berkely packet filter rules allowed local attackers to read uninitialized memory of the kernel stack. CVE-2010-4162: A local denial of service in the blockdevice layer was fixed. CVE-2010-4163: By submitting certain I/O requests with 0 length, a local user could have caused a kernel panic. CVE-2010-0435: The Hypervisor in KVM 83, when the Intel VT-x extension is enabled, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and host OS crash) via vectors related to instruction emulation. CVE-2010-3861: The ethtool_get_rxnfc function in net/core/ethtool.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain block of heap memory, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information via an ETHTOOL_GRXCLSRLALL ethtool command with a large info.rule_cnt value. CVE-2010-3442: Multiple integer overflows in the snd_ctl_new function in sound/core/control.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_ADD or (2) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE ioctl call. CVE-2010-3437: A range checking overflow in pktcdvd ioctl was fixed. CVE-2010-4078: The sisfb_ioctl function in drivers/video/sis/sis_main.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an FBIOGET_VBLANK ioctl call. CVE-2010-4080: The snd_hdsp_hwdep_ioctl function in sound/pci/rme9652/hdsp.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an SNDRV_HDSP_IOCTL_GET_CONFIG_INFO ioctl call. CVE-2010-4081: The snd_hdspm_hwdep_ioctl function in sound/pci/rme9652/hdspm.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an SNDRV_HDSPM_IOCTL_GET_CONFIG_INFO ioctl call. CVE-2010-4082: The viafb_ioctl_get_viafb_info function in drivers/video/via/ioctl.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a VIAFB_GET_INFO ioctl call. CVE-2010-4073: The ipc subsystem in the Linux kernel did not initialize certain structures, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the (1) compat_sys_semctl, (2) compat_sys_msgctl, and (3) compat_sys_shmctl functions in ipc/compat.c; and the (4) compat_sys_mq_open and (5) compat_sys_mq_getsetattr functions in ipc/compat_mq.c. CVE-2010-4072: The copy_shmid_to_user function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the shmctl system call and the 'old shm interface.' CVE-2010-4083: The copy_semid_to_user function in ipc/sem.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) IPC_INFO, (2) SEM_INFO, (3) IPC_STAT, or (4) SEM_STAT command in a semctl system call. CVE-2010-3432: The sctp_packet_config function in net/sctp/output.c in the Linux kernel performed extraneous initializations of packet data structures, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a certain sequence of SCTP traffic. CVE-2010-3067: Integer overflow in the do_io_submit function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted use of the io_submit system call. CVE-2010-3865: A iovec integer overflow in RDS sockets was fixed which could lead to local attackers gaining kernel privileges.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 75553
    published 2014-06-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=75553
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0004-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1054-1.NASL
    description Gleb Napatov discovered that KVM did not correctly check certain privileged operations. A local attacker with access to a guest kernel could exploit this to crash the host system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-0435) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel TIPC implementation contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3859) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation incorrectly parsed facilities. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3873) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CAN protocol on 64bit systems did not correctly calculate the size of certain buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3874) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that kvm did not correctly clear memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of the kernel stack, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3881) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IPC structures were not correctly initialized on 64bit systems. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4073) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ivtv V4L driver did not correctly initialize certian structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4079) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the semctl syscall did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4083) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the socket filters did not correctly initialize structure memory. A local attacker could create malicious filters to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4158) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel L2TP implementation contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could exploit this to to crash the kernel, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4160) Dan Rosenberg discovered that certain iovec operations did not calculate page counts correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4162) Dan Rosenberg discovered multiple flaws in the X.25 facilities parsing. If a system was using X.25, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4164) Steve Chen discovered that setsockopt did not correctly check MSS values. A local attacker could make a specially crafted socket call to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4165) Dave Jones discovered that the mprotect system call did not correctly handle merged VMAs. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4169) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RDS protocol did not correctly check ioctl arguments. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4175) Brad Spengler discovered that the kernel did not correctly account for userspace memory allocations during exec() calls. A local attacker could exploit this to consume all system memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4243) Vegard Nossum discovered that memory garbage collection was not handled correctly for active sockets. A local attacker could exploit this to allocate all available kernel memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4249) It was discovered that named pipes did not correctly handle certain fcntl calls. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4256) Nelson Elhage discovered that the kernel did not correctly handle process cleanup after triggering a recoverable kernel bug. If a local attacker were able to trigger certain kinds of kernel bugs, they could create a specially crafted process to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4258). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 51847
    published 2011-02-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51847
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : linux, linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1054-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_2_KERNEL-DEBUG-101215.NASL
    description This update of the openSUSE 11.2 kernel fixes various bugs and lots of security issues. Following security issues have been fixed: CVE-2010-4258: A local attacker could use a Oops (kernel crash) caused by other flaws to write a 0 byte to a attacker controlled address in the kernel. This could lead to privilege escalation together with other issues. CVE-2010-4160: A overflow in sendto() and recvfrom() routines was fixed that could be used by local attackers to potentially crash the kernel using some socket families like L2TP. CVE-2010-4157: A 32bit vs 64bit integer mismatch in gdth_ioctl_alloc could lead to memory corruption in the GDTH driver. CVE-2010-4165: The do_tcp_setsockopt function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict TCP_MAXSEG (aka MSS) values, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a setsockopt call that specifies a small value, leading to a divide-by-zero error or incorrect use of a signed integer. CVE-2010-4164: A remote (or local) attacker communicating over X.25 could cause a kernel panic by attempting to negotiate malformed facilities. CVE-2010-4175: A local attacker could cause memory overruns in the RDS protocol stack, potentially crashing the kernel. So far it is considered not to be exploitable. CVE-2010-3874: A minor heap overflow in the CAN network module was fixed. Due to nature of the memory allocator it is likely not exploitable. CVE-2010-3874: A minor heap overflow in the CAN network module was fixed. Due to nature of the memory allocator it is likely not exploitable. CVE-2010-4158: A memory information leak in berkely packet filter rules allowed local attackers to read uninitialized memory of the kernel stack. CVE-2010-4162: A local denial of service in the blockdevice layer was fixed. CVE-2010-4163: By submitting certain I/O requests with 0 length, a local user could have caused a kernel panic. CVE-2010-3861: The ethtool_get_rxnfc function in net/core/ethtool.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain block of heap memory, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information via an ETHTOOL_GRXCLSRLALL ethtool command with a large info.rule_cnt value. CVE-2010-3442: Multiple integer overflows in the snd_ctl_new function in sound/core/control.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_ADD or (2) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE ioctl call. CVE-2010-3437: A range checking overflow in pktcdvd ioctl was fixed. CVE-2010-4078: The sisfb_ioctl function in drivers/video/sis/sis_main.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an FBIOGET_VBLANK ioctl call. CVE-2010-4080: The snd_hdsp_hwdep_ioctl function in sound/pci/rme9652/hdsp.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an SNDRV_HDSP_IOCTL_GET_CONFIG_INFO ioctl call. CVE-2010-4081: The snd_hdspm_hwdep_ioctl function in sound/pci/rme9652/hdspm.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an SNDRV_HDSPM_IOCTL_GET_CONFIG_INFO ioctl call. CVE-2010-4082: The viafb_ioctl_get_viafb_info function in drivers/video/via/ioctl.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a VIAFB_GET_INFO ioctl call. CVE-2010-3067: Integer overflow in the do_io_submit function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted use of the io_submit system call. CVE-2010-3865: A iovec integer overflow in RDS sockets was fixed which could lead to local attackers gaining kernel privileges.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 53741
    published 2011-05-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=53741
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel-debug (openSUSE-SU-2011:0003-1)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1164-1.NASL
    description Thomas Pollet discovered that the RDS network protocol did not check certain iovec buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3865) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CAN protocol on 64bit systems did not correctly calculate the size of certain buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3874) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel X.25 implementation did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3875) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the Linux kernel sockets implementation did not properly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3876) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the TIPC interface did not correctly initialize certain structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3877) Nelson Elhage discovered that the Linux kernel IPv4 implementation did not properly audit certain bytecodes in netlink messages. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the kernel to hang, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3880) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RME Hammerfall DSP audio interface driver did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the VIA video driver did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4082) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the semctl syscall did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4083) James Bottomley discovered that the ICP vortex storage array controller driver did not validate certain sizes. A local attacker on a 64bit system could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4157) Dan Rosenberg discovered multiple flaws in the X.25 facilities parsing. If a system was using X.25, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4164) It was discovered that multithreaded exec did not handle CPU timers correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4248) Nelson Elhage discovered that the kernel did not correctly handle process cleanup after triggering a recoverable kernel bug. If a local attacker were able to trigger certain kinds of kernel bugs, they could create a specially crafted process to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4258) Nelson Elhage discovered that Econet did not correctly handle AUN packets over UDP. A local attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4342) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the install_special_mapping function could bypass the mmap_min_addr restriction. A local attacker could exploit this to mmap 4096 bytes below the mmap_min_addr area, possibly improving the chances of performing NULL pointer dereference attacks. (CVE-2010-4346) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the OSS subsystem did not handle name termination correctly. A local attacker could exploit this crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4527) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IRDA did not correctly check the size of buffers. On non-x86 systems, a local attacker could exploit this to read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4529) Dan Rosenburg discovered that the CAN subsystem leaked kernel addresses into the /proc filesystem. A local attacker could use this to increase the chances of a successful memory corruption exploit. (CVE-2010-4565) Kees Cook discovered that some ethtool functions did not correctly clear heap memory. A local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges could exploit this to read portions of kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4655) Kees Cook discovered that the IOWarrior USB device driver did not correctly check certain size fields. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted USB device to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4656) Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463) Dan Carpenter discovered that the TTPCI DVB driver did not check certain values during an ioctl. If the dvb-ttpci module was loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-0521) Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0695) Dan Rosenberg discovered that XFS did not correctly initialize memory. A local attacker could make crafted ioctl calls to leak portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0711) Rafael Dominguez Vega discovered that the caiaq Native Instruments USB driver did not correctly validate string lengths. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted USB device to crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-0712) Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1017) Julien Tinnes discovered that the kernel did not correctly validate the signal structure from tkill(). A local attacker could exploit this to send signals to arbitrary threads, possibly bypassing expected restrictions. (CVE-2011-1182) Dan Rosenberg discovered that MPT devices did not correctly validate certain values in ioctl calls. If these drivers were loaded, a local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-1494, CVE-2011-1495) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check certain ioctl values. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1745, CVE-2011-2022) Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the AGP driver did not check the size of certain memory allocations. A local attacker with access to the video subsystem could exploit this to run the system out of memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1746, CVE-2011-1747) Oliver Hartkopp and Dave Jones discovered that the CAN network driver did not correctly validate certain socket structures. If this driver was loaded, a local attacker could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1748)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-01
    plugin id 55530
    published 2011-07-07
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=55530
    title USN-1164-1 : linux-fsl-imx51 vulnerabilities
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE9_12672.NASL
    description This patch updates the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 kernel to fix various security issues and some bugs. The following security issues were fixed : - The hci_uart_tty_open function in the HCI UART driver (drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c) in the Linux kernel did not verify whether the tty has a write operation, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors related to the Bluetooth driver. (CVE-2010-4242) - The load_mixer_volumes function in sound/oss/soundcard.c in the OSS sound subsystem in the Linux kernel incorrectly expected that a certain name field ends with a '\0' character, which allowed local users to conduct buffer overflow attacks and gain privileges, or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel memory, via a SOUND_MIXER_SETLEVELS ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4527) - Integer underflow in the irda_getsockopt function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel on platforms other than x86 allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory via an IRLMP_ENUMDEVICES getsockopt call. (CVE-2010-4529) - The aun_incoming function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when Econet is enabled, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by sending an Acorn Universal Networking (AUN) packet over UDP. (CVE-2010-4342) - fs/jfs/xattr.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle a certain legacy format for storage of extended attributes, which might have allowed local users by bypass intended xattr namespace restrictions via an 'os2.' substring at the beginning of a name. (CVE-2010-2946) - Stack-based buffer overflow in the econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to gain privileges by providing a large number of iovec structures. (CVE-2010-3848) - The econet_sendmsg function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel, when an econet address is configured, allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a sendmsg call that specifies a NULL value for the remote address field. (CVE-2010-3849) - The ec_dev_ioctl function in net/econet/af_econet.c in the Linux kernel does not require the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, which allowed local users to bypass intended access restrictions and configure econet addresses via an SIOCSIFADDR ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3850) - The do_exit function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel did not properly handle a KERNEL_DS get_fs value, which allowed local users to bypass intended access_ok restrictions, overwrite arbitrary kernel memory locations, and gain privileges by leveraging a (1) BUG, (2) NULL pointer dereference, or (3) page fault, as demonstrated by vectors involving the clear_child_tid feature and the splice system call. (CVE-2010-4258) - Multiple integer overflows in the (1) pppol2tp_sendmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c, and the (2) l2tp_ip_sendmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c, in the PPPoL2TP and IPoL2TP implementations in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and panic) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted sendto call. (CVE-2010-4160) - Integer overflow in the ioc_general function in drivers/scsi/gdth.c in the Linux kernel on 64-bit platforms allowed local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large argument in an ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4157) - Multiple integer underflows in the x25_parse_facilities function in net/x25/x25_facilities.c in the Linux kernel allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via malformed X.25 (1) X25_FAC_CLASS_A, (2) X25_FAC_CLASS_B, (3) X25_FAC_CLASS_C, or (4) X25_FAC_CLASS_D facility data, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-3873. (CVE-2010-4164) - The sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel did not check whether a certain memory location has been initialized before executing a (1) BPF_S_LD_MEM or (2) BPF_S_LDX_MEM instruction, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted socket filter. (CVE-2010-4158) - Multiple integer overflows in the snd_ctl_new function in sound/core/control.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted (1) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_ADD or (2) SNDRV_CTL_IOCTL_ELEM_REPLACE ioctl call. (CVE-2010-3442) - The snd_hdspm_hwdep_ioctl function in sound/pci/rme9652/hdspm.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an SNDRV_HDSPM_IOCTL_GET_CONFIG_INFO ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4081) - The ipc subsystem in the Linux kernel did not initialize certain structures, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the (1) compat_sys_semctl, (2) compat_sys_msgctl, and (3) compat_sys_shmctl functions in ipc/compat.c; and the (4) compat_sys_mq_open and (5) compat_sys_mq_getsetattr functions in ipc/compat_mq.c. (CVE-2010-4073) - The copy_shmid_to_user function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the shmctl system call and the 'old shm interface.'. (CVE-2010-4072) - The copy_semid_to_user function in ipc/sem.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) IPC_INFO, (2) SEM_INFO, (3) IPC_STAT, or (4) SEM_STAT command in a semctl system call. (CVE-2010-4083) - Integer overflow in the do_io_submit function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted use of the io_submit system call. (CVE-2010-3067) - Multiple integer signedness errors in net/rose/af_rose.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a rose_getname function call, related to the rose_bind and rose_connect functions. (CVE-2010-3310)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 51953
    published 2011-02-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51953
    title SuSE9 Security Update : the Linux kernel (YOU Patch Number 12672)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-1083-1.NASL
    description Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RDS network protocol did not correctly check certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3904) Nelson Elhage discovered several problems with the Acorn Econet protocol driver. A local user could cause a denial of service via a NULL pointer dereference, escalate privileges by overflowing the kernel stack, and assign Econet addresses to arbitrary interfaces. (CVE-2010-3848, CVE-2010-3849, CVE-2010-3850) Ben Hawkes discovered that the Linux kernel did not correctly filter registers on 64bit kernels when performing 32bit system calls. On a 64bit system, a local attacker could manipulate 32bit system calls to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3301) Al Viro discovered a race condition in the TTY driver. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-4895) Gleb Napatov discovered that KVM did not correctly check certain privileged operations. A local attacker with access to a guest kernel could exploit this to crash the host system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-0435) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the MOVE_EXT ext4 ioctl did not correctly check file permissions. A local attacker could overwrite append-only files, leading to potential data loss. (CVE-2010-2066) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the swapexit xfs ioctl did not correctly check file permissions. A local attacker could exploit this to read from write-only files, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2226) Suresh Jayaraman discovered that CIFS did not correctly validate certain response packats. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2248) Ben Hutchings discovered that the ethtool interface did not correctly check certain sizes. A local attacker could perform malicious ioctl calls that could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2478, CVE-2010-3084) James Chapman discovered that L2TP did not correctly evaluate checksum capabilities. If an attacker could make malicious routing changes, they could crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2495) Neil Brown discovered that NFSv4 did not correctly check certain write requests. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that could crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2521) David Howells discovered that DNS resolution in CIFS could be spoofed. A local attacker could exploit this to control DNS replies, leading to a loss of privacy and possible privilege escalation. (CVE-2010-2524) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the btrfs filesystem did not correctly validate permissions when using the clone function. A local attacker could overwrite the contents of file handles that were opened for append-only, or potentially read arbitrary contents, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2537, CVE-2010-2538) Bob Peterson discovered that GFS2 rename operations did not correctly validate certain sizes. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2798) Eric Dumazet discovered that many network functions could leak kernel stack contents. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2942, CVE-2010-3477) Dave Chinner discovered that the XFS filesystem did not correctly order inode lookups when exported by NFS. A remote attacker could exploit this to read or write disk blocks that had changed file assignment or had become unlinked, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2943) Sergey Vlasov discovered that JFS did not correctly handle certain extended attributes. A local attacker could bypass namespace access rules, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2946) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the IRDA subsystem did not correctly shut down. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the system to crash or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2954) Brad Spengler discovered that the wireless extensions did not correctly validate certain request sizes. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-2955) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the session keyring did not correctly check for its parent. On systems without a default session keyring, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-2960) Kees Cook discovered that the Intel i915 graphics driver did not correctly validate memory regions. A local attacker with access to the video card could read and write arbitrary kernel memory to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2962) Kees Cook discovered that the V4L1 32bit compat interface did not correctly validate certain parameters. A local attacker on a 64bit system with access to a video device could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-2963) Toshiyuki Okajima discovered that ext4 did not correctly check certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or overwrite the last block of large files. (CVE-2010-3015) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the AIO subsystem did not correctly validate certain parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3067) Dan Rosenberg discovered that certain XFS ioctls leaked kernel stack contents. A local attacker could exploit this to read portions of kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3078) Robert Swiecki discovered that ftrace did not correctly handle mutexes. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3079) Tavis Ormandy discovered that the OSS sequencer device did not correctly shut down. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3080) Dan Rosenberg discovered that several network ioctls did not clear kernel memory correctly. A local user could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3296, CVE-2010-3297, CVE-2010-3298) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ROSE driver did not correctly check parameters. A local attacker with access to a ROSE network device could exploit this to crash the system or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3310) Thomas Dreibholz discovered that SCTP did not correctly handle appending packet chunks. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3432) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CD driver did not correctly check parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to read arbitrary kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3437) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Sound subsystem did not correctly validate parameters. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3442) Dan Rosenberg discovered that SCTP did not correctly handle HMAC calculations. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic that would crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3705) Brad Spengler discovered that stack memory for new a process was not correctly calculated. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-3858) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel TIPC implementation contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-3859) Kees Cook discovered that the ethtool interface did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could read kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-3861) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the CAN protocol on 64bit systems did not correctly calculate the size of certain buffers. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as the root user. (CVE-2010-3874) Kees Cook and Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the shm interface did not clear kernel memory correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4072) Dan Rosenberg discovered that IPC structures were not correctly initialized on 64bit systems. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4073) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RME Hammerfall DSP audio interface driver did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the VIA video driver did not correctly clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4082) James Bottomley discovered that the ICP vortex storage array controller driver did not validate certain sizes. A local attacker on a 64bit system could exploit this to crash the kernel, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4157) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the socket filters did not correctly initialize structure memory. A local attacker could create malicious filters to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4158) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Linux kernel L2TP implementation contained multiple integer signedness errors. A local attacker could exploit this to to crash the kernel, or possibly gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4160) Dan Rosenberg discovered that certain iovec operations did not calculate page counts correctly. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4162) Dan Rosenberg discovered multiple flaws in the X.25 facilities parsing. If a system was using X.25, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4164) Steve Chen discovered that setsockopt did not correctly check MSS values. A local attacker could make a specially crafted socket call to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4165) Dave Jones discovered that the mprotect system call did not correctly handle merged VMAs. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4169) Dan Rosenberg discovered that the RDS protocol did not correctly check ioctl arguments. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4175) Alan Cox discovered that the HCI UART driver did not correctly check if a write operation was available. If the mmap_min-addr sysctl was changed from the Ubuntu default to a value of 0, a local attacker could exploit this flaw to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4242) Brad Spengler discovered that the kernel did not correctly account for userspace memory allocations during exec() calls. A local attacker could exploit this to consume all system memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4243) Vegard Nossum discovered that memory garbage collection was not handled correctly for active sockets. A local attacker could exploit this to allocate all available kernel memory, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4249) It was discovered that named pipes did not correctly handle certain fcntl calls. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4256) Nelson Elhage discovered that the kernel did not correctly handle process cleanup after triggering a recoverable kernel bug. If a local attacker were able to trigger certain kinds of kernel bugs, they could create a specially crafted process to gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4258) Kees Cook discovered that some ethtool functions did not correctly clear heap memory. A local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges could exploit this to read portions of kernel heap memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4655) Frank Arnold discovered that the IGMP protocol did not correctly parse certain packets. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-0709). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 65101
    published 2013-03-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=65101
    title Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-maverick vulnerabilities (USN-1083-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-110104.NASL
    description The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 1 kernel was updated to 2.6.32.27 and fixes various bugs and security issues. The following security issues were fixed : - A local attacker could use a Oops (kernel crash) caused by other flaws to write a 0 byte to a attacker controlled address in the kernel. This could lead to privilege escalation together with other issues. (CVE-2010-4258) - A overflow in sendto() and recvfrom() routines was fixed that could be used by local attackers to potentially crash the kernel using some socket families like L2TP. (CVE-2010-4160) - A 32bit vs 64bit integer mismatch in gdth_ioctl_alloc could lead to memory corruption in the GDTH driver. (CVE-2010-4157) - The do_tcp_setsockopt function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict TCP_MAXSEG (aka MSS) values, which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a setsockopt call that specifies a small value, leading to a divide-by-zero error or incorrect use of a signed integer. (CVE-2010-4165) - A remote (or local) attacker communicating over X.25 could cause a kernel panic by attempting to negotiate malformed facilities. (CVE-2010-4164) - A local attacker could cause memory overruns in the RDS protocol stack, potentially crashing the kernel. So far it is considered not to be exploitable. (CVE-2010-4175) - Use-after-free vulnerability in mm/mprotect.c in the Linux kernel allwed local users to cause a denial of service via vectors involving an mprotect system call. (CVE-2010-4169) - A minor heap overflow in the CAN network module was fixed. Due to nature of the memory allocator it is likely not exploitable. (CVE-2010-3874) - A memory information leak in berkely packet filter rules allowed local attackers to read uninitialized memory of the kernel stack. (CVE-2010-4158) - A local denial of service in the blockdevice layer was fixed. (CVE-2010-4162) - By submitting certain I/O requests with 0 length, a local user could have caused a kernel panic. (CVE-2010-4163) - The ethtool_get_rxnfc function in net/core/ethtool.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain block of heap memory, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information via an ETHTOOL_GRXCLSRLALL ethtool command with a large info.rule_cnt value. (CVE-2010-3861) - arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize certain structure members, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via read operations on the /dev/kvm device. (CVE-2010-3881) - A range checking overflow in pktcdvd ioctl was fixed. (CVE-2010-3437) - The viafb_ioctl_get_viafb_info function in drivers/video/via/ioctl.c in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a VIAFB_GET_INFO ioctl call. (CVE-2010-4082) - The ipc subsystem in the Linux kernel did not initialize certain structures, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the (1) compat_sys_semctl, (2) compat_sys_msgctl, and (3) compat_sys_shmctl functions in ipc/compat.c; and the (4) compat_sys_mq_open and (5) compat_sys_mq_getsetattr functions in ipc/compat_mq.c. (CVE-2010-4073) - The copy_shmid_to_user function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the shmctl system call and the 'old shm interface.'. (CVE-2010-4072) - The copy_semid_to_user function in ipc/sem.c in the Linux kernel did not initialize a certain structure, which allowed local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) IPC_INFO, (2) SEM_INFO, (3) IPC_STAT, or (4) SEM_STAT command in a semctl system call. (CVE-2010-4083)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 51614
    published 2011-01-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=51614
    title SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 3760 / 3762 / 3763)
refmap via4
confirm
fedora FEDORA-2010-18983
fulldisc 20101207 Linux kernel exploit
mandriva MDVSA-2011:029
misc http://blog.nelhage.com/2010/12/cve-2010-4258-from-dos-to-privesc/
mlist
  • [linux-kernel] 20101201 Re: [PATCH v2] do_exit(): Make sure we run with get_fs() == USER_DS.
  • [linux-kernel] 20101201 [PATCH v2] do_exit(): Make sure we run with get_fs() == USER_DS.
  • [oss-security] 20101202 CVE request: kernel: failure to revert address limit override in OOPS error path
  • [oss-security] 20101202 Re: CVE request: kernel: failure to revert address limit override in OOPS error path
  • [oss-security] 20101202 Re: kernel: Dangerous interaction between clear_child_tid, set_fs(), and kernel oopses
  • [oss-security] 20101202 kernel: Dangerous interaction between clear_child_tid, set_fs(), and kernel oopses
  • [oss-security] 20101208 Re: kernel: Dangerous interaction between clear_child_tid, set_fs(), and kernel oopses
  • [oss-security] 20101209 Re: kernel: Dangerous interaction between clear_child_tid, set_fs(), and kernel oopses
secunia
  • 42745
  • 42778
  • 42801
  • 42932
  • 43056
  • 43291
suse
  • SUSE-SA:2011:001
  • SUSE-SA:2011:002
  • SUSE-SA:2011:004
  • SUSE-SA:2011:005
  • SUSE-SA:2011:007
  • SUSE-SA:2011:008
vupen
  • ADV-2010-3321
  • ADV-2011-0012
  • ADV-2011-0124
  • ADV-2011-0213
  • ADV-2011-0298
  • ADV-2011-0375
Last major update 13-09-2013 - 02:38
Published 30-12-2010 - 14:00
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