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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0003

Original release date: 01/26/2010
Last revised: 03/19/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The print_fatal_signal function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.4 on the i386 platform, when print-fatal-signals is enabled, allows local users to discover the contents of arbitrary memory locations by jumping to an address and then reading a log file, and might allow local users to cause a denial of service (system slowdown or crash) by jumping to an address.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/17/2010)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-0003. This issue has been rated as having moderate security impact. A future update in Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw. This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0146.html and https://rhn.redh at.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0147.html respectively. This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, due to this product being in Production 3 of its maintenance life-cycle, where only qualified security errata of important or criti cal impact are addressed. For further information about Errata Support Policy, visit: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-0919
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/69752/
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:010
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:012
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0146
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0161
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10550
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:014
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43315
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=554578
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100113 Re: CVE request - kernel: infoleak if print-fatal-signals=1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39033
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38492
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38333
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1996
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38779
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.4
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0147
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b45c6e76bc2c72f6426c14bed64fdcbc9bf37cb0
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100112 CVE request - kernel: infoleak if print-fatal-signals=1
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
External Source: BID
Name: 37724
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2005

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10550
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23_rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22_rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22_rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28 and previous versions
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29:rc8-kk
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29:git1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.rc2-git1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29:rc1
* cpe:/a:linux:kernel:2.6.24.7
* cpe:/a:linux:kernel:2.6.25.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30:rc7-git6 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:7.4.27
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:7.4.35 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:7.3.20
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:7.3.15
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:7.2.9
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:7.2.7
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:7.1.9
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:7.0.41
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:7.0.33
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:6.3.9
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:6.2.15
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:6.1.16
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:6.0.60
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:6.0.54
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:5.7.6
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:5.6.10
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:5.6.10.1
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:5.5.4
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:5.4.11
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:5.3.19
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:5.2.52
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:5.2.30.1
* cpe:/a:intel:e1000:5.2.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.30:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29:rc2_git7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32:rc8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32:git-6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.3
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.4 and previous versions
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