CVE-2010-0003

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Description

The print_fatal_signal function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.4 on the i386 platform, when print-fatal-signals is enabled, allows local users to discover the contents of arbitrary memory locations by jumping to an address and then reading a log file, and might allow local users to cause a denial of service (system slowdown or crash) by jumping to an address.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b45c6e76bc2c72f6426c14bed64fdcbc9bf37cb0

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-January/034250.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00002.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00005.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00000.html

http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/69752/

http://secunia.com/advisories/38333

http://secunia.com/advisories/38492

http://secunia.com/advisories/38779

http://secunia.com/advisories/39033

http://secunia.com/advisories/43315

http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1996

http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2005

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/12/1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/13/4

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0147.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0161.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37724

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=554578

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10550

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0146.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-01-26

Updated: 2018-11-16

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 7.8

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (18 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89674VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0003) (remote check)NessusMisc.
critical
68014Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2010-0147)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
68013Oracle Linux 4 : kernel (ELSA-2010-0146)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
60749Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
60748Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL4.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
51971VMSA-2011-0003 : Third-party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESXNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
47202Fedora 11 : kernel-2.6.30.10-105.2.4.fc11 (2010-0919)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
46270RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2010:0147)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
46269RHEL 4 : kernel (RHSA-2010:0146)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
45092CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2010:0147)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
45091CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2010:0146)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
44966SuSE 11 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 2040 / 2043 / 2044)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
44964openSUSE Security Update : kernel (kernel-2050)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
44951Debian DSA-2005-1 : linux-2.6.24 - privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leakNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
44860Debian DSA-1996-1 : linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leakNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
44621openSUSE Security Update : kernel (kernel-1908)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
44411SuSE 11.2 Security Update: kernel (2010-01-28)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
44399Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : linux, linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-894-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical