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CVE-2010-5328 Detail

Current Description

include/linux/init_task.h in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 does not prevent signals with a process group ID of zero from reaching the swapper process, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging access to this process group.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.naist.jp/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.35 Release Notes Vendor Advisory
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f106eee10038c2ee5b6056aaf3f6d5229be6dcdd Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f20011457f41c11edb5ea5038ad0c8ea9f392023 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=fa2755e20ab0c7215d99c2dc7c262e98a09b01df Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/21/2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97103
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1358840 Issue Tracking Patch
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f106eee10038c2ee5b6056aaf3f6d5229be6dcdd Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f20011457f41c11edb5ea5038ad0c8ea9f392023 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/fa2755e20ab0c7215d99c2dc7c262e98a09b01df Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.6.34.7


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-5328
NVD Published Date:
02/06/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/28/2017