Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2010-2492First vendor Publication2010-09-08
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2018-10-10

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score7.2Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Buffer overflow in the ecryptfs_uid_hash macro in fs/ecryptfs/messaging.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 might allow local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via unspecified vectors.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2492

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20153
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20153
Title: VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp
Description: Buffer overflow in the ecryptfs_uid_hash macro in fs/ecryptfs/messaging.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 might allow local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via unspecified vectors.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-2492
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1313

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-06-05Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0007-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0007-01_kernel.nasl
2012-03-16Name : VMSA-2011-0012.3 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX...
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2011-0012.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2010:0723 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2010_0723_kernel_centos5_i386.nasl
2010-10-19Name : Mandriva Update for kernel MDVSA-2010:198 (kernel)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_198.nasl
2010-10-10Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2110-1 (linux-2.6)
File : nvt/deb_2110_1.nasl
2010-10-01Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2010:0723-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2010_0723-01_kernel.nasl
2010-10-01Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2010:046
File : nvt/gb_suse_2010_046.nasl
2010-09-27Name : Mandriva Update for kernel MDVSA-2010:172 (kernel)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_172.nasl
2010-09-27Name : Mandriva Update for kernel MDVSA-2010:188 (kernel)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_188.nasl
2010-08-06Name : Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-966-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_966_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
67893Linux Kernel eCryptfs Subsystem fs/ecryptfs/messaging.c ecryptfs_uid_hash Mac...

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

DateDescription
2011-10-27IAVM : 2011-A-0147 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware ESX and ESXi
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0030545

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-03-04Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0012_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-11-13Name : 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
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2010-0723.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-29Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2010-0723.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-10-14Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0012.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-12Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-08Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-198.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-10-06Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2010-0723.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-09-24Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_2_kernel-100921.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-09-24Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-188.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-09-20Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2110.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-09-12Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-172.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-05Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-966-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a...
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100113326
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.35
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=611385
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:172
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:198
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0723.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html

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