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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4160

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) pppol2tp_sendmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c, and the (2) l2tp_ip_sendmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip.c, in the PPPoL2TP and IPoL2TP implementations in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36.2 allow local users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and panic) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted sendto call.
Publish Date : 2011-01-07 Last Update Date : 2020-08-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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 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) Denial Of ServiceOverflowGain privilegesMemory corruption
CWE ID 190

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
6.9
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2010-11-01 2010-11-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4160 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20104160 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0007 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28019 unix
ELSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23550 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
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-2010-4160

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

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

- References For CVE-2010-4160

http://secunia.com/advisories/42890
SECUNIA 42890
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0213
VUPEN ADV-2011-0213
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:004
http://secunia.com/advisories/42932
SECUNIA 42932
http://secunia.com/advisories/42801
SECUNIA 42801
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0124
VUPEN ADV-2011-0124
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44762
BID 44762 Linux Kernel 'l2tp_ip_sendmsg()' and 'pppol2tp_sendmsg()' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-21
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0012
VUPEN ADV-2011-0012
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:002
http://xorl.wordpress.com/2010/11/11/cve-2010-4160-linux-kernel-l2tp-integer-overflows/
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145248.html
MLIST [netdev] 20101027 Re: [PATCH 1/4] tipc: Fix bugs in tipc_msg_calc_data_size()
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20101124 Re: CVE request: kernel: L2TP send buffer allocation size overflows
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=651892 CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.36.2 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=253eacc070b114c2ec1f81b067d2fed7305467b0 CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/10/16
MLIST [oss-security] 20101110 Re: CVE request: kernel: L2TP send buffer allocation size overflows
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145673.html
MLIST [netdev] 20101031 [SECURITY] L2TP send buffer allocation size overflows
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8acfe468b0384e834a303f08ebc4953d72fb690a CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/10/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20101110 CVE request: kernel: L2TP send buffer allocation size overflows
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20101124 Re: CVE request: kernel: L2TP send buffer allocation size overflows
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20101124 Re: CVE request: kernel: L2TP send buffer allocation size overflows
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20101124 Re: CVE request: kernel: L2TP send buffer allocation size overflows
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0007
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:005
http://secunia.com/advisories/43056
SECUNIA 43056
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0375
VUPEN ADV-2011-0375
http://secunia.com/advisories/43291
SECUNIA 43291
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:008

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4160

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


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