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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2537

The btrfs_ioctl_clone function in fs/btrfs/ioctl.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 allows local users to overwrite an append-only file via a (1) BTRFS_IOC_CLONE or (2) BTRFS_IOC_CLONE_RANGE ioctl call that specifies this file as a donor.
Publish Date : 2010-09-30 Last Update Date : 2020-08-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-2537 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-2537

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Suse Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Suse Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 1
Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 1
Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1

- References For CVE-2010-2537
VUPEN ADV-2011-0070
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:040;a=commit;h=2ebc3464781ad24474abcbd2274e6254689853b5 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20100721 Re: CVE request: kernel: btrfs
BID 41847 Linux Kernel Btrfs Overwrite Append-Only Files Local Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2014-01-25 CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20100721 CVE request: kernel: btrfs

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2537

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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