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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2959

Integer overflow in net/can/bcm.c in the Controller Area Network (CAN) implementation in the Linux kernel before, 2.6.32.x before, 2.6.34.x before, and 2.6.35.x before allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted CAN traffic.
Publish Date : 2010-09-08 Last Update Date : 2020-08-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 190

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-2959 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-2010-2959

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 1
Suse Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1

- References For CVE-2010-2959
VUPEN ADV-2010-2430
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:041
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-13903
DEBIAN DSA-2094 CONFIRM;a=commit;h=5b75c4973ce779520b9d1e392483207d6f842cde CONFIRM CONFIRM
BID 42585 Linux Kernel Controller Area Network Protocol Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2010-10-07 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20100820 kernel: can: add limit for nframes and clean up signed/unsigned variables CONFIRM CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:040
VUPEN ADV-2011-0298
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:007

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2959

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

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