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CVE-2010-0299 Detail

Description

openSUSE 11.2 installs the devtmpfs root directory with insecure permissions (1777), which allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/22/2010

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0299
Original release date:
02/22/2010
Last revised:
03/04/2010
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/12/2010)

Not vulnerable. The Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG did not include support for Devtmpfs, and therefore are not affected by this issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00002.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:010

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:novell:opensuse:11.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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