CVE-2010-3301 Detail

Current Description

The IA32 system call emulation functionality in arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4-git2 on the x86_64 platform does not zero extend the %eax register after the 32-bit entry path to ptrace is used, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an out-of-bounds access to the system call table using the %rax register. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2007-4573 regression.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=36d001c70d8a0144ac1d038f6876c484849a74de Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=eefdca043e8391dcd719711716492063030b55ac Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00006.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://sota.gen.nz/compat2/ Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/snapshots/patch-2.6.36-rc4-git2.log Broken Link 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:198 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:247 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/16/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/16/3 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0842.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1041-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3117 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0070 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=634449 Exploit  Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3301
NVD Published Date:
09/22/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/14/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.