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CVE-2010-5329 Detail

Current Description

The video_usercopy function in drivers/media/video/v4l2-ioctl.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 relies on the count value of a v4l2_ext_controls data structure to determine a kmalloc size, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large value.

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://linuxtv.org/irc/v4l/index.php?date=2010-07-29 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/02/08/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97986
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=fc0a80798576f80ca10b3f6c9c7097f12fd1d64e Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/fc0a80798576f80ca10b3f6c9c7097f12fd1d64e Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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)
2.6.38.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-5329
NVD Published Date:
04/24/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/26/2017