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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4073

The ipc subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc1 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the (1) compat_sys_semctl, (2) compat_sys_msgctl, and (3) compat_sys_shmctl functions in ipc/compat.c; and the (4) compat_sys_mq_open and (5) compat_sys_mq_getsetattr functions in ipc/compat_mq.c.
Publish Date : 2010-11-29 Last Update Date : 2020-08-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
1.9
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2010-10-07 2010-10-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4073 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20104073 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0017 -- Oracle Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28199 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-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23550 unix
ELSA-2011:0017: Oracle Linux 5.x.6 kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22989 unix
RHSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110007 unix
RHSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21719 unix
RHSA-2011:0017: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110017 unix
RHSA-2011:0017: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21526 unix
RHSA-2011:0162: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110162 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19982 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-2010-4073

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 2
Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 3
Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 1

- References For CVE-2010-4073

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:029
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:029
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:008
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298
VUPEN ADV-2011-0298
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0375
VUPEN ADV-2011-0375
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:007
http://secunia.com/advisories/43291
SECUNIA 43291
http://secunia.com/advisories/42884
SECUNIA 42884
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0017
http://secunia.com/advisories/42932
SECUNIA 42932
http://secunia.com/advisories/42963
SECUNIA 42963
http://secunia.com/advisories/42890
SECUNIA 42890
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0012
VUPEN ADV-2011-0012
http://secunia.com/advisories/42778
SECUNIA 42778
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0007
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0168
VUPEN ADV-2011-0168
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0162.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0162
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0124
VUPEN ADV-2011-0124
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=648658 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/25/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20101025 Re: CVE request: multiple kernel stack memory disclosures
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/07/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20101006 Re: CVE request: multiple kernel stack memory disclosures
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:004
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:060
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:001
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0958.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0958
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126
DEBIAN DSA-2126
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=03145beb455cf5c20a761e8451e30b8a74ba58d9 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45073
BID 45073 Linux Kernel CVE-2010-4073 Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-01-27
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/10/6/492
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20101006 [PATCH v3] IPC: Initialize structure memory to zero for compat functions
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.37-rc1 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:051
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8366
SREASON 8366
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
SECUNIA 46397
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4073

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


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