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CVE-2010-0003 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/26/2010
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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/

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b45c6e76bc2c72f6426c14bed64fdcbc9bf37cb0 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-January/034250.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00002.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00005.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00000.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/69752/ Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1996 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2005 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.4 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/12/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/13/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0147.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0161.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37724 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=554578 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10550 Third Party Advisory
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0146.html Third Party Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10550
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10550

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0003
NVD Published Date:
01/26/2010
NVD Last Modified:
11/16/2018