CVE-2010-0622 Detail

Current Description

The wake_futex_pi function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33-rc7 does not properly handle certain unlock operations for a Priority Inheritance (PI) futex, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) and possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving modification of the futex value from user space.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (03/12/2010)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-0622. 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 priority-inheriting futex. Future updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=51246bfd189064079c54421507236fd2723b18f3
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035070.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00006.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2005
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.33-rc7 Patch 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:088
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:198
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/09/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/11/2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0161.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-914-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0638
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=563091
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9655

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0622
NVD Published Date:
02/15/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018
Source:
MITRE