CVE-2011-1006 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_cgroup_spec function in tools/tools-common.c in the Control Group Configuration Library (aka libcgroup or libcg) before 0.37.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted controller list on the command line of an application. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue crosses privilege boundaries.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://libcg.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=libcg/libcg;a=commit;h=5ae8aea1ecd60c439121d3329d8eaabf13d292c1 Patch 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/056683.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/056734.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-04/msg00027.html
http://sourceforge.net/projects/libcg/files/libcgroup/v0.37.1/libcgroup-0.37.1.tar.bz2/download Patch 
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2193
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0320.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46729
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025158
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0679 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0774
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678107 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1006
NVD Published Date:
03/22/2011
NVD Last Modified:
04/20/2011
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.