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CVE-2010-1087 Detail

Current Description

The nfs_wait_on_request function in fs/nfs/pagelist.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x through 2.6.33-rc5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (Oops) via unknown vectors related to truncating a file and an operation that is not interruptible.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/06/2010
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
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 (04/07/2010)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-1087 This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 as they did not include the upstream commit 150030b7 that had introduced the problem. A future update 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=commitdiff;h=9f557cd8073104b39528794d44e129331ded649f Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-07/msg00006.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2053 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/03/03/1 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39569 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1857 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=567184 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10442 Third Party Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10442
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10442

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-1087
NVD Published Date:
04/06/2010
NVD Last Modified:
11/16/2018