CVE-2011-1020 Detail

Current Description

The proc filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.37 and earlier does not restrict access to the /proc directory tree of a process after this process performs an exec of a setuid program, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service via open, lseek, read, and write system calls.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/24/18 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/25/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Jan/421 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8107 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.halfdog.net/Security/2011/SuidBinariesAndProcInterface/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46567 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65693 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/10/21 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/368 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/404 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/414 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/466 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/474 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/9/417 Mailing List  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-2011-1020
NVD Published Date:
02/28/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.