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CVE-2010-0729 Detail

Description

A certain Red Hat patch for the Linux kernel in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 on the ia64 platform allows local users to use ptrace on an arbitrary process, and consequently gain privileges, via vectors related to a missing ptrace_check_attach call.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/16/2010

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0729
Original release date:
03/16/2010
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
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 (03/17/2010)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-0729. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG, as they do not include the internal change introducing this flaw. A future update in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100090459 External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100090459
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/03/12/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20100312 CVE-2010-0729 kernel: ia64: ptrace: peek_or_poke requests miss ptrace_check_attach()
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0394.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0394
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38702 External Source BID 38702
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=572007 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=572007
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8687 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8687

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8687
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8687

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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