CVE-2010-2492 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the ecryptfs_uid_hash macro in fs/ecryptfs/messaging.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 might allow local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via unspecified vectors.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a6f80fb7b5986fda663d94079d3bba0937a6b6ff Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100113326 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=611385 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-2492
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.