CVE-2010-4248 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the __exit_signal function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc2 allows local users to cause a denial of service via vectors related to multithreaded exec, the use of a thread group leader in kernel/posix-cpu-timers.c, and the selection of a new thread group leader in the de_thread function in fs/exec.c.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e0a70217107e6f9844628120412cb27bb4cea194 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.37-rc2 Broken Link 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:029 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/23/2 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/9 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45028 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656264 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4248
NVD Published Date:
11/30/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.