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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0410

Original release date: 02/22/2010
Last revised: 03/19/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

drivers/connector/connector.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and system crash) by sending the kernel many NETLINK_CONNECTOR messages.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/12/2010)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-0410. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, as they do not include support for kernel connectors. Future updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=561682
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1804
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0398
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100203 CVE request: kernel OOM/crash in drivers/connector
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1996
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100203 Re: CVE request: kernel OOM/crash in drivers/connector
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0638
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39649
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38922
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0161
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-914-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2010:088
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39033
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38557
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38492
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f98bfbd78c37c5946cc53089da32a5f741efdeb7
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:019
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:018
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39742
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:014
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.8
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2005
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:023
External Source: BID
Name: 38058
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-1787
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100088287
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43315
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10903
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38779

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10903
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:/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
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.32.7 and previous versions
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)