Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2010-2240 First vendor Publication 2010-09-03
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-10-10

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2240

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13247
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13247
Title: ESX third party update for Service Console kernel
Description: The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-2240
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 3.5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19910
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19910
Title: Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX
Description: The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-2240
Version: 5
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
VMWare ESX Server 4.0
VMWare ESX Server 3.5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20479
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20479
Title: VMware ESXi and ESX Denial of Service and third party updates for Likewise components and ESX Service Console
Description: The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-2240
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22076
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22076
Title: RHSA-2010:0661: kernel security update (Important)
Description: The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2010:0661-01
CESA-2010:0661
CVE-2010-2240
Version: 4
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23010
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23010
Title: ELSA-2010:0661: kernel security update (Important)
Description: The do_anonymous_page function in mm/memory.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.52, 2.6.32.x before 2.6.32.19, 2.6.34.x before 2.6.34.4, and 2.6.35.x before 2.6.35.2 does not properly separate the stack and the heap, which allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by writing to the bottom page of a shared memory segment, as demonstrated by a memory-exhaustion attack against the X.Org X server.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2010:0661-01
CVE-2010-2240
Version: 6
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27891
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27891
Title: DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0661 -- kernel security update (important)
Description: [2.6.18-194.11.3.0.1.el5] - [xen] check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 7556514] - Add entropy support to igb (John Sobecki) [orabug 7607479] - [nfs] convert ENETUNREACH to ENOTCONN [orabug 7689332] - [NET] Add xen pv/bonding netconsole support (Tina Yang) [orabug 6993043] [bz 7258] - [mm] shrink_zone patch (John Sobecki,Chris Mason) [orabug 6086839] - fix aacraid not to reset during kexec (Joe Jin) [orabug 8516042] - [nfsd] fix failure of file creation from hpux client (Wen gang Wang) [orabug 7579314] - [qla] fix qla not to query hccr (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug 8746702] - [net] bonding: fix xen+bonding+netconsole panic issue (Joe Jin) [orabug 9504524] - [rds] Patch rds to 1.4.2-14 (Andy Grover) [orabug 9471572, 9344105] RDS: Fix BUG_ONs to not fire when in a tasklet ipoib: Fix lockup of the tx queue RDS: Do not call set_page_dirty() with irqs off (Sherman Pun) RDS: Properly unmap when getting a remote access error (Tina Yang) RDS: Fix locking in rds_send_drop_to() - [mm] Enhance shrink_zone patch allow full swap utilization, and also be NUMA-aware (John Sobecki, Chris Mason, Herbert van den Bergh) [orabug 9245919] - [xen] PVHVM guest with PoD crashes under memory pressure (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 9107465] - [xen] PV guest with FC HBA hangs during shutdown (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 9764220] - Support 256GB+ memory for pv guest (Mukesh Rathor) [orabug 9450615] - fix overcommit memory to use percpu_counter for el5 (KOSAKI Motohiro, Guru Anbalagane) [orabug 6124033] - [ipmi] make configurable timeouts for kcs of ipmi [orabug 9752208] [2.6.18-194.11.3.el5] - [mm] accept an abutting stack segment (Jiri Pirko) [607857 607858] {CVE-2010-2240} [2.6.18-194.11.2.el5] - [mm] pass correct mm when growing stack (Jiri Pirko) [607857 607858] {CVE-2010-2240} - [mm] fix up some user-visible effects of stack guard page (Jiri Pirko) [607857 607858] {CVE-2010-2240} - [mm] fix page table unmap for stack guard page properly (Jiri Pirko) [607857 607858] {CVE-2010-2240} - [mm] fix missing unmap for stack guard page failure case (Jiri Pirko) [607857 607858] {CVE-2010-2240} - [mm] keep a guard page below a grow-down stack segment (Jiri Pirko) [607857 607858] {CVE-2010-2240}
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2010-0661
CVE-2010-2240
Version: 4
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os 1107

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2012-03-16 Name : VMSA-2011-0003.2 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCe...
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2011-0003.nasl
2012-03-16 Name : VMSA-2011-0009.3 VMware hosted product updates, ESX patches and VI Client upd...
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2011-0009.nasl
2012-03-15 Name : VMSA-2011-0007 VMware ESXi and ESX Denial of Service and third party updates ...
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2011-0007.nasl
2011-06-13 Name : VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities (Win) - jun 11
File : nvt/gb_vmware_prdts_mult_vuln_win_jun11.nasl
2011-06-13 Name : VMware Products Multiple Vulnerabilities (Linux) -june11
File : nvt/gb_vmware_prdts_mult_vuln_lin_jun11.nasl
2011-01-04 Name : Mandriva Update for kernel MDVSA-2010:257 (kernel)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_257.nasl
2010-10-19 Name : Mandriva Update for kernel MDVSA-2010:198 (kernel)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_198.nasl
2010-10-10 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2094-1 (linux-2.6)
File : nvt/deb_2094_1.nasl
2010-09-27 Name : Mandriva Update for kernel MDVSA-2010:172 (kernel)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_172.nasl
2010-09-27 Name : Mandriva Update for kernel MDVSA-2010:188 (kernel)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_188.nasl
2010-09-10 Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2010:0676 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2010_0676_kernel_centos4_i386.nasl
2010-09-10 Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2010:0676-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2010_0676-01_kernel.nasl
2010-09-07 Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2010:0661-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2010_0661-01_kernel.nasl
2010-08-30 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-13110
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_13110_kernel_fc12.nasl
2010-08-30 Name : Ubuntu Update for linux regression USN-974-2
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_974_2.nasl
2010-08-30 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-13058
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_13058_kernel_fc13.nasl
2010-08-20 Name : Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-974-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_974_1.nasl
0000-00-00 Name : Slackware Advisory SSA:2010-240-06 xorg-server
File : nvt/esoft_slk_ssa_2010_240_06.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
67237 Linux Kernel mm/memory.c do_anonymous_page Function Shared Memory Segment Bot...

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2011-06-09 IAVM : 2011-A-0075 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware Products
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0028311
2011-05-12 IAVM : 2011-A-0066 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware Products
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0027158

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-03-04 Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0009_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0007_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-03-04 Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0003_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-11-26 Name : The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclevm_OVMSA-2013-0039.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-11-26 Name : The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclevm_OVMSA-2011-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_xorg-x11-Xvnc-100819.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-11-13 Name : The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by multiple security vulnerabilit...
File : vmware_esxi_5_0_build_515841_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2010-0676.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2010-0661.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-29 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2010-0661.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-25 Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_xorg-x11-server-dmx-120410.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-25 Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_xorg-x11-server-rdp-120410.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2010-0660.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2010-0670.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2010-0677.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20100907_kernel_on_SL4_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-17 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_kernel-7137.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-08 Name : The remote host has a virtualization application affected by multiple vulnera...
File : vmware_multiple_vmsa_2011_0009.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-07 Name : The remote Windows host has a COM object that is affected by a memory corrupt...
File : tomsawyer_get_extension_factory_activex.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-06 Name : The remote host has a virtualization application affected by multiple vulnera...
File : macosx_fusion_3_1_3.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-06 Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0009.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-29 Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-02-14 Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0003.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-21 Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_xorg-x11-Xvnc-100819.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-17 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-257.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-11 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_kernel-7133.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-11 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_xorg-x11-Xvnc-7126.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-08 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-198.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-06 Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12638.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-09-24 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-188.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-09-12 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-172.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-09-12 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2010-0676.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-09-08 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2010-0676.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-31 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2010-0661.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-29 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2010-240-06.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-27 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-974-2.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-24 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-13110.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-24 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-13058.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-23 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2094.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-20 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-974-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/517739/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=3...
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.52
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.19
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.34.4
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.35.2
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0007.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0009.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=606611
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2094
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:172
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:198
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051
MISC http://www.invisiblethingslab.com/resources/misc-2010/xorg-large-memory-attac...
MLIST http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2011/000133.html
OVAL https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.ova...
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0660.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0670.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0882.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0661.html
SECTRACK http://securitytracker.com/id?1024344

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