CVE-2010-4073 Detail

Current Description

The ipc subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc1 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the (1) compat_sys_semctl, (2) compat_sys_msgctl, and (3) compat_sys_shmctl functions in ipc/compat.c; and the (4) compat_sys_mq_open and (5) compat_sys_mq_getsetattr functions in ipc/compat_mq.c.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=03145beb455cf5c20a761e8451e30b8a74ba58d9 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00004.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00000.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00004.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00002.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/10/6/492 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8366 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.37-rc1 Broken Link 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:029 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/07/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/25/3 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-2011-0007.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0162.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45073 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0012 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0124 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0168 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0375 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=648658 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4073
NVD Published Date:
11/29/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/10/2020
Source:
MITRE