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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-3477

The tcf_act_police_dump function in net/sched/act_police.c in the actions implementation in the network queueing functionality in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4 does not properly initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via vectors involving a dump operation. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-2942.
Publish Date : 2010-09-21 Last Update Date : 2020-08-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2010-09-22 2010-09-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0839 -- kernel security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27737 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0007 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28019 unix
DSA-2126-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12710 unix
ELSA-2010-2009 -- Oracle Linux 5 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27240 unix
ELSA-2010:0839: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22976 unix
ELSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23550 unix
RHSA-2010:0779: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100779 unix
RHSA-2010:0839: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22159 unix
RHSA-2010:0839: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100839 unix
RHSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21719 unix
RHSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110007 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20452 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-2010-3477

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.36 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.36 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.36 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.36 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6
Debian Debian Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 5

- References For CVE-2010-3477 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0839
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0007
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0779
SECTRACK 1024603;a=commit;h=0f04cfd098fb81fded74e78ea1a1b86cc6c6c31e CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-3477

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

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