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CVE-2010-0436 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in backend/ctrl.c in KDM in KDE Software Compilation (SC) 2.2.0 through 4.4.2 allows local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files, and consequently gain privileges, by blocking the removal of a certain directory that contains a control socket, related to improper interaction with ksm.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches/kdebase-workspace-4.3.5-CVE-2010-0436.diff Patch
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-April/039533.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-04/msg00002.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0348.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2037
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20100413-1.txt Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39467
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0879 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570613
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/57823
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9999

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CWE-362)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:3.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:4.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:4.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:4.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:kde:kde_sc:4.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0436
NVD Published Date:
04/15/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017