CVE-2010-0729

MEDIUM

Description

A certain Red Hat patch for the Linux kernel in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 on the ia64 platform allows local users to use ptrace on an arbitrary process, and consequently gain privileges, via vectors related to a missing ptrace_check_attach call.

References

http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100090459

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/03/12/2

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0394.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38702

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=572007

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8687

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-03-16

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM