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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4347 (1 public exploit)

The ACPI subsystem in the Linux kernel before uses 0222 permissions for the debugfs custom_method file, which allows local users to gain privileges by placing a custom ACPI method in the ACPI interpreter tables, related to the acpi_debugfs_init function in drivers/acpi/debugfs.c.
Publish Date : 2010-12-22 Last Update Date : 2020-08-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 269

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2010-12-16 2010-11-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4347 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2010-4347

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 1

- References For CVE-2010-4347 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20101215 Re: CVE Request: local privilege escalation via /sys/kernel/debug/acpi/custom_method
MLIST [oss-security] 20101215 CVE Request: local privilege escalation via /sys/kernel/debug/acpi/custom_method
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:001
VUPEN ADV-2011-0298
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:007;a=commit;h=ed3aada1bf34c5a9e98af167f125f8a740fc726a CONFIRM
BID 45408 Linux Kernel 'drivers/acpi/debugfs.c' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2014-01-27
EXPLOIT-DB 15774 Linux Kernel < 2.6.37-rc2 - ACPI custom_method Privilege Escalation Author:Jon Oberheide Release Date:2010-12-18 (linux) local
XF kernel-debugfs-privilege-esc(64155)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4347

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