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CVE-2010-0410 Detail

Current Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/22/2010
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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=f98bfbd78c37c5946cc53089da32a5f741efdeb7 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035070.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035159.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00000.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00006.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00007.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100088287 Third Party 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-2.6.32.8 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:088 Third Party Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2010_23_kernel.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/03/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/03/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0161.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0398.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38058 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-914-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0638 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=561682 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10903 Third Party Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10903
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10903

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0410
NVD Published Date:
02/22/2010
NVD Last Modified:
11/16/2018