CVE-2010-4169

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Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in mm/mprotect.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc2 allows local users to cause a denial of service via vectors involving an mprotect system call.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=63bfd7384b119409685a17d5c58f0b56e5dc03da

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-December/052513.html

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

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

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

http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128979684911295&w=2

http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=128984344103497&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/42745

http://secunia.com/advisories/42778

http://secunia.com/advisories/42932

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.37-rc2

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0958.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44861

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3321

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=651671

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/63316

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-11-22

Updated: 2020-08-13

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (13 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
75553openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0004-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
68414Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2011-2010)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
68206Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2011-0283)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
65101Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-maverick vulnerabilities (USN-1083-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
65103Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1093-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
60965Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
56190USN-1202-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilitiesNessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55591Ubuntu 11.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1167-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
52476Ubuntu 9.10 : linux, linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1073-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
52062RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2011:0283)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
51847Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : linux, linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1054-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
51614SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 3760 / 3762 / 3763)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
51374Fedora 13 : kernel-2.6.34.7-66.fc13 (2010-18983)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high