CVE-2010-4248

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Description

Race condition in the __exit_signal function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc2 allows local users to cause a denial of service via vectors related to multithreaded exec, the use of a thread group leader in kernel/posix-cpu-timers.c, and the selection of a new thread group leader in the de_thread function in fs/exec.c.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e0a70217107e6f9844628120412cb27bb4cea194

http://secunia.com/advisories/42789

http://secunia.com/advisories/42890

http://secunia.com/advisories/46397

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

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

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/23/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/9

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45028

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656264

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-11-30

Updated: 2020-08-13

Type: CWE-362

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 (26 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89680VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0012) (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
79507OracleVM 2.2 : kernel (OVMSA-2013-0039)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
75554openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0399-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
68177Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2011-0007)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
68176Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2011-0004)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
65103Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1093-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
60929Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
59155SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7384)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
56508VMSA-2011-0012 : VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third-party libraries and ESX Service ConsoleNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
56190USN-1202-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilitiesNessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55785Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-maverick vulnerabilities (USN-1187-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55591Ubuntu 11.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1167-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
55530USN-1164-1 : linux-fsl-imx51 vulnerabilitiesNessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
53740openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0346-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
52971SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 7381)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
52528Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1080-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
52500Ubuntu 10.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1081-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
52499Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1080-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
52476Ubuntu 9.10 : linux, linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1073-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
52475Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1072-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
51818Debian DSA-2153-1 : linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leakNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
51500RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2011:0007)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
51426CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2011:0004)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
51417RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2011:0004)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
51066Fedora 13 : kernel-2.6.34.7-63.fc13 (2010-18506)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
50979Fedora 14 : kernel-2.6.35.9-64.fc14 (2010-18493)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium