CVE-2011-1019

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Description

The dev_load function in net/core/dev.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 allows local users to bypass an intended CAP_SYS_MODULE capability requirement and load arbitrary modules by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.

References

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.38

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8909c9ad8ff03611c9c96c9a92656213e4bb495b

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/25/1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=680360

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8909c9ad8ff03611c9c96c9a92656213e4bb495b

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-03-01

Updated: 2020-08-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 1.9

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (11 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
68416Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2011-2015)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
68273Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2011-0498)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
61035Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux 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
55589Ubuntu 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1159-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55521Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1162-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55454Ubuntu 10.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1160-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55104Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux, linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1141-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
53867RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2011:0498)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high