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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4164

Multiple integer underflows in the x25_parse_facilities function in net/x25/x25_facilities.c in the Linux kernel before allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via malformed X.25 (1) X25_FAC_CLASS_A, (2) X25_FAC_CLASS_B, (3) X25_FAC_CLASS_C, or (4) X25_FAC_CLASS_D facility data, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-3873.
Publish Date : 2011-01-03 Last Update Date : 2020-08-14
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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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 Service
CWE ID 191

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4164 unix
DSA-2126-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12710 unix
USN-1111-1 -- linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13699 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-2010-4164

# 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 11.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 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 2
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-2010-4164
VUPEN ADV-2011-0298
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:004
VUPEN ADV-2011-0124
BID 45055 Linux Kernel 'x25_parse_facilities()' CVE-2010-4164 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2012-02-06
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:060
VUPEN ADV-2011-0012
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:002
MLIST [oss-security] 20101111 CVE request: kernel: remote DoS in X.25
MLIST [netdev] 20101111 [SECURITY] [PATCH] Prevent crashing when parsing bad X.25
MLIST [oss-security] 20101112 Re: CVE request: kernel: remote DoS in X.25 CONFIRM;a=commit;h=5ef41308f94dcbb3b7afc56cdef1c2ba53fa5d2f CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2011-0375
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:007
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:008

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4164

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

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