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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4249 (1 public exploit)

The wait_for_unix_gc function in net/unix/garbage.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc3-next-20101125 does not properly select times for garbage collection of inflight sockets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via crafted use of the socketpair and sendmsg system calls for SOCK_SEQPACKET sockets.
Publish Date : 2010-11-29 Last Update Date : 2020-08-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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 400

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.9
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2010-11-24 2010-11-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4249 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20104249 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0007 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28019 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0303 -- kernel security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28133 unix
DSA-2153-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12874 unix
ELSA-2011-2010 -- Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27959 unix
ELSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23550 unix
ELSA-2011:0303: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22623 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
RHSA-2011:0162: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110162 unix
RHSA-2011:0303: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21825 unix
RHSA-2011:0303: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110303 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:1832-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25739 unix
USN-1111-1 -- linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13699 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20611 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-2010-4249

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.37 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.37 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.37 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
Linux Linux Kernel 4

- References For CVE-2010-4249

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45037
BID 45037 Linux Kernel Unix Sockets Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-12-13
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://secunia.com/advisories/42890
SECUNIA 42890
http://secunia.com/advisories/42963
SECUNIA 42963
http://secunia.com/advisories/42745
SECUNIA 42745
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0162.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0162
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3321
VUPEN ADV-2010-3321
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-December/052513.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-18983
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20101124 CVE request: kernel: unix socket local dos
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/10
MLIST [oss-security] 20101124 Re: CVE request: kernel: unix socket local dos
Exploit! http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15622
EXPLOIT-DB 15622 Linux Kernel - Unix Sockets Local Denial of Service Author:Key Night Release Date:2010-11-27 (linux) dos
http://secunia.com/advisories/42354
SECUNIA 42354
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/23/395
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20101123 Unix socket local DOS (OOM)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656756 CONFIRM
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/25/8
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20101125 Simple kernel attack using socketpair. easy, 100% reproductiblle, works under guest. no way to protect :(
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/11/23/450
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20101124 [PATCH net-next-2.6] scm: lower SCM_MAX_FD
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/davem/net-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9915672d41273f5b77f1b3c29b391ffb7732b84b CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=129059035929046&w=2
MLIST [netdev] 20101124 [PATCH] af_unix: limit unix_tot_inflight
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/next/patch-v2.6.37-rc3-next-20101125.bz2 CONFIRM
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-2010-4249

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


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