CVE-2010-3858 Detail

Current Description

The setup_arg_pages function in fs/exec.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36, when CONFIG_STACK_GROWSDOWN is used, does not properly restrict the stack memory consumption of the (1) arguments and (2) environment for a 32-bit application on a 64-bit platform, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted exec system call, a related issue to CVE-2010-2240.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1b528181b2ffa14721fb28ad1bd539fe1732c583 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://grsecurity.net/~spender/64bit_dos.c Broken Link 
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15619 Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.36 Broken Link 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:257 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/21/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/22/4 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0958.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44301 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1041-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0070 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=645222 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3858
NVD Published Date:
11/30/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/14/2020
Source:
MITRE