Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2010-3881First vendor Publication2010-12-23
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2012-03-19

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score1.9Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score3.4AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36.2 does not initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via read operations on the /dev/kvm device.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3881

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-200Information Exposure

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22207
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22207
Title: RHSA-2010:0998: kvm security and bug fix update (Low)
Description: arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36.2 does not initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via read operations on the /dev/kvm device.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2010:0998-01
CVE-2010-3881
Version: 4
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Product(s): kvm
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23262
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23262
Title: ELSA-2010:0998: kvm security and bug fix update (Low)
Description: arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36.2 does not initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via read operations on the /dev/kvm device.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2010:0998-01
CVE-2010-3881
Version: 6
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): kvm
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27628
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27628
Title: DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0998 -- kvm security and bug fix update (low)
Description: [kvm-83-164.0.1.el5_5.30] - Added kvm-add-oracle-workaround-for-libvirt-bug.patch to replace RHEL with OEL - Added kvm-Introduce-oel-machine-type.patch so that OEL is a recognized VM [kvm-83-164.el5_5.30] - Revert the bz#661397 patches as they are not enough - kvm-kernel-Revert-KVM-VMX-Return-0-from-a-failed-VMREAD.patch [bz#661397] - kvm-kernel-Revert-KVM-Don-t-spin-on-virt-instruction-faults-dur.patch [bz#661397] - Related: bz#661397 (reboot(RB_AUTOBOOT) fails if kvm instance is running) - kvm-kernel-KVM-fix-AMD-initial-TSC-offset-problems-additional-f.patch [bz#656984] - Resolves: bz#656984 (TSC offset of virtual machines is not initialized correctly by 'kvm_amd' kernel module.) [kvm-83-164.el5_5.29] - kvm-kernel-KVM-Don-t-spin-on-virt-instruction-faults-during-reb.patch [bz#661397] - kvm-kernel-KVM-VMX-Return-0-from-a-failed-VMREAD.patch [bz#661397] - Resolves: bz#661397 (reboot(RB_AUTOBOOT) fails if kvm instance is running) [kvm-83-164.el5_5.28] - kvm-implement-dummy-PnP-support.patch [bz#659850] - kvm-load-registers-after-restoring-pvclock-msrs.patch [bz#660239] - Resolves: bz#659850 (If VM boot seq. is set up as nc (PXE then disk) the VM is always stuck on trying to PXE boot) - Resolves: bz#660239 (clock drift when migrating a guest between mis-matched CPU clock speed) [kvm-83-164.el5_5.27] - kvm-kernel-KVM-fix-AMD-initial-TSC-offset-problems.patch [bz#656984] - Resolves: bz#656984 (TSC offset of virtual machines is not initialized correctly by 'kvm_amd' kernel module.) [kvm-83-164.el5_5.26] - Updated kversion to 2.6.18-194.26.1.el5 to match build root - kvm-kernel-KVM-x86-fix-information-leak-to-userland.patch [bz#649832] - Resolves: bz#649832 (CVE-2010-3881 kvm: arch/x86/kvm/x86.c: reading uninitialized stack memory [5.5.z]) - CVE: CVE-2010-3881
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2010-0998
CVE-2010-3881
Version: 4
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): kvm
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1346

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2011-08-12Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-maverick USN-1187-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1187_1.nasl
2011-07-18Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ec2 USN-1161-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1161_1.nasl
2011-05-06Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2011:020
File : nvt/gb_suse_2011_020.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
69003Linux Kernel KVM Memory arch/x86/kvm/x86.c Multiple Function Memory Content D...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_kernel-110414.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2010-0998.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-03-08Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1093-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0883.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2010-0998.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20101220_kvm_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-12-13Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110823.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-12-13Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110824.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-08-09Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1187-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1161-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-20Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0542.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-02-02Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1054-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-21Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110104.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44666
CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9...
http://git.kernel.org/?p=virt/kvm/kvm.git;a=commit;h=831d9d02f9522e739825a51a...
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.36.2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649920
MLIST http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/04/10
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/05/4
http://www.spinics.net/lists/kvm/msg44130.html
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0998.html
SECTRACK http://securitytracker.com/id?1024912
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3287
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0124
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298

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