CVE-2010-0410

MEDIUM

Description

drivers/connector/connector.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and system crash) by sending the kernel many NETLINK_CONNECTOR messages.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f98bfbd78c37c5946cc53089da32a5f741efdeb7

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035070.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035159.html

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

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00006.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00007.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/38492

http://secunia.com/advisories/38557

http://secunia.com/advisories/38779

http://secunia.com/advisories/38922

http://secunia.com/advisories/39033

http://secunia.com/advisories/39649

http://secunia.com/advisories/39742

http://secunia.com/advisories/43315

http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100088287

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-2.6.32.8

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:088

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2010_23_kernel.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/03/1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/03/3

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

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0398.html

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38058

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-914-1

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

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0638

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=561682

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10903

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-02-22

Updated: 2018-11-16

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM