CVE-2010-3437

MEDIUM

Description

Integer signedness error in the pkt_find_dev_from_minor function in drivers/block/pktcdvd.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc6 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted index value in a PKT_CTRL_CMD_STATUS ioctl call.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=252a52aa4fa22a668f019e55b3aac3ff71ec1c29

http://jon.oberheide.org/files/cve-2010-3437.c

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00004.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00000.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00001.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00004.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/42778

http://secunia.com/advisories/42801

http://secunia.com/advisories/42932

http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126

http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15150/

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.36-rc6

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:029

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/28/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/28/6

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0842.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43551

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1000-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0012

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0124

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=638085

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-10-04

Updated: 2012-03-19

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.6

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

Impact Score: 9.2

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM