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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0830

Original release date: 06/01/2010
Last revised: 01/12/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer signedness error in the elf_get_dynamic_info function in elf/dynamic-link.h in ld.so in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.0.1 through 2.11.1, when the --verify option is used, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ELF program with a negative value for a certain d_tag structure member in the ELF header.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:111
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://frugalware.org/security/662
External Source: XF
Name: glibc-elf-code-execution(58915)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1024044
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201011-01
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-944-1
External Source: MISC
Name: http://drosenbe.blogspot.com/2010/05/integer-overflow-in-ldso-cve-2010-0830.html
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2058
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=db07e962b6ea963dbb345439f6ab9b0cf74d87c5
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:112
External Source: BID
Name: 40063
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39900
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1246
Type: Advisory

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