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CVE-2010-0003 Detail

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      Last Modified:  01/26/2010

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0003
Original release date:
01/26/2010
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:
(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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b45c6e76bc2c72f6426c14bed64fdcbc9bf37cb0 External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b45c6e76bc2c72f6426c14bed64fdcbc9bf37cb0
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-January/034250.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2010-0919
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:010
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00005.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:012
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00000.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:014
http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/69752/ External Source CONFIRM http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/69752/
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1996 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1996
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2005 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2005
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.4 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/12/1 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20100112 CVE request - kernel: infoleak if print-fatal-signals=1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/13/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20100113 Re: CVE request - kernel: infoleak if print-fatal-signals=1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0147.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0147
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0161.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0161
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37724 External Source BID 37724
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=554578 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=554578
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10550 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10550
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0146.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0146

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)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:5.2.30.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:5.2.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:5.3.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:5.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:5.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:5.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:5.6.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:5.7.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:6.0.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:6.0.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:6.1.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:6.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:7.0.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:7.0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:7.1.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:7.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:7.3.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:7.3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:7.4.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:intel:e1000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 7.4.35
cpe:2.3:a:linux:kernel:2.6.24.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:linux:kernel:2.6.25.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22_rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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