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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4170 (1 public exploit)

The staprun runtime tool in SystemTap 1.3 does not properly clear the environment before executing modprobe, which allows local users to gain privileges by setting the MODPROBE_OPTIONS environment variable to specify a malicious configuration file.
Publish Date : 2010-12-07 Last Update Date : 2019-04-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
7.2
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2010-11-15 2010-11-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0894 -- systemtap security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27763 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010:0894: systemtap security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22608 unix
DSA-2348-1 systemtap -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15202 unix
ELSA-2010:0894: systemtap security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23511 unix
RHSA-2010:0894: systemtap security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22050 unix
RHSA-2010:0894: systemtap security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100894 unix
RHSA-2010:0895: systemtap security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100895 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-2010-4170

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Systemtap Systemtap 1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Systemtap Systemtap 1

- References For CVE-2010-4170

http://secunia.com/advisories/46920
SECUNIA 46920
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2348
DEBIAN DSA-2348
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051115.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-17865
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0895.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0895
http://sources.redhat.com/git/gitweb.cgi?p=systemtap.git;a=commit;h=b7565b41228bea196cefa3a7d43ab67f8f9152e2 CONFIRM
http://sources.redhat.com/ml/systemtap/2010-q4/msg00230.html
MLIST [systemtap] 20101117 important systemtap security fix
Exploit! http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15620
EXPLOIT-DB 15620 systemtap - Local Root Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Author:Tavis Ormandy Release Date:2010-11-26 (linux) local
http://secunia.com/advisories/42263
SECUNIA 42263
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44914
BID 44914 SystemTap 'modprob' Command Environment Variable Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2011-11-21
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024754
SECTRACK 1024754
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0894.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0894
http://secunia.com/advisories/42318
SECUNIA 42318
http://secunia.com/advisories/42256
SECUNIA 42256
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051122.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-17868
http://secunia.com/advisories/42306
SECUNIA 42306
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051127.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-17873
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/63344
XF systemtap-staprun-priv-escalation(63344)
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/152569/SystemTap-1.3-MODPROBE_OPTIONS-Privilege-Escalation.html
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/46730/
EXPLOIT-DB 46730

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4170

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


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