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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
Description Last Modified:  02/22/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
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
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00002.html Patch Vendor Advisory

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0299
NVD Published Date:
02/22/2010
NVD Last Modified:
03/04/2010