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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1017

Heap-based buffer overflow in the ldm_frag_add function in fs/partitions/ldm.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.37.2 and earlier might allow local users to gain privileges or obtain sensitive information via a crafted LDM partition table.
Publish Date : 2011-03-01 Last Update Date : 2020-08-07
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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) OverflowGain privilegesObtain Information
CWE ID 787

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1017 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20111017 unix
DSA-2264-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12997 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-2011-1017

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2011-1017

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1146-1
UBUNTU USN-1146-1
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8115
SREASON 8115
http://secunia.com/advisories/43716
SECUNIA 43716
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46512
BID 46512 Linux Kernel 'fs/partitions/ldm.c' Buffer Overflow and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-01-25
http://secunia.com/advisories/43738
SECUNIA 43738
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/23/16
MLIST [oss-security] 20110223 CVE request: kernel: fs/partitions: Kernel heap overflow via corrupted LDM partition tables
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025128
SECTRACK 1025128
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/24/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20110223 Re: CVE request: kernel: fs/partitions: Kernel heap overflow via corrupted LDM partition tables
http://www.pre-cert.de/advisories/PRE-SA-2011-01.txt
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/24/14
MLIST [oss-security] 20110224 Re: CVE request: kernel: fs/partitions: Kernel heap overflow via corrupted LDM partition tables
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516615/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20110223 [PRE-SA-2011-01] Multiple Linux kernel vulnerabilities in partition handling code of LDM and MAC partition tables

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1017

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


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