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CVE-2011-2471 Detail

Current Description

utils/opcontrol in OProfile 0.9.6 and earlier might allow local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in the (1) --vmlinux, (2) --session-dir, or (3) --xen argument, related to the daemonrc file and the do_save_setup and do_load_setup functions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1760.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=624212 Exploit
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/03/1
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/10/6
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/10/7 Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/11/1
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2254
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1166-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700883 Exploit Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67980

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:0.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:maynard_johnson:oprofile:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.9.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2471
NVD Published Date:
06/09/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017