Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2010-4073 First vendor Publication 2010-11-29
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2020-08-10

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:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 1.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 Authentication None Required
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Detail

The ipc subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc1 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the (1) compat_sys_semctl, (2) compat_sys_msgctl, and (3) compat_sys_shmctl functions in ipc/compat.c; and the (4) compat_sys_mq_open and (5) compat_sys_mq_getsetattr functions in ipc/compat_mq.c.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4073

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-200 Information Exposure

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19982
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19982
Title: VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp
Description: The ipc subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc1 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the (1) compat_sys_semctl, (2) compat_sys_msgctl, and (3) compat_sys_shmctl functions in ipc/compat.c; and the (4) compat_sys_mq_open and (5) compat_sys_mq_getsetattr functions in ipc/compat_mq.c.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-4073
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os 1
Os 1351
Os 1
Os 2
Os 1
Os 3
Os 1

ExploitDB Exploits

id Description
2011-09-05 Linux Kernel < 2.6.36.2 Econet Privilege Escalation Exploit

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2012-07-30 Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0162 centos4 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0162_kernel_centos4_x86_64.nasl
2012-06-05 Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0007-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0007-01_kernel.nasl
2012-03-16 Name : VMSA-2011-0012.3 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX...
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2011-0012.nasl
2011-12-02 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-16346
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_16346_kernel_fc14.nasl
2011-11-08 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-15241
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_15241_kernel_fc14.nasl
2011-10-31 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-14747
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_14747_kernel_fc14.nasl
2011-10-10 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-12874
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_12874_kernel_fc14.nasl
2011-09-23 Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:1321-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_1321-01_kernel.nasl
2011-09-16 Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ti-omap4 USN-1202-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1202_1.nasl
2011-08-27 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-11103
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_11103_kernel_fc14.nasl
2011-08-12 Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1186-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1186_1.nasl
2011-06-24 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-6447
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_6447_kernel_fc13.nasl
2011-06-20 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-7551
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_7551_kernel_fc14.nasl
2011-05-17 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-6541
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_6541_kernel_fc14.nasl
2011-04-22 Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2011:017
File : nvt/gb_suse_2011_017.nasl
2011-03-15 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-2134
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_2134_kernel_fc13.nasl
2011-02-18 Name : Mandriva Update for kernel MDVSA-2011:029 (kernel)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2011_029.nasl
2011-02-16 Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2011:008
File : nvt/gb_suse_2011_008.nasl
2011-02-11 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-1138
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_1138_kernel_fc14.nasl
2011-01-31 Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0162 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0162_kernel_centos4_i386.nasl
2011-01-24 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2126-1 (linux-2.6)
File : nvt/deb_2126_1.nasl
2011-01-21 Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0162-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0162-01_kernel.nasl
2011-01-14 Name : RedHat Update for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 kernel RHSA-2011:0017-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0017-01_Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux_5.6_kernel.nasl
2011-01-11 Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2011:001
File : nvt/gb_suse_2011_001.nasl
2010-12-28 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-18983
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_18983_kernel_fc13.nasl
2010-12-23 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-18506
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_18506_kernel_fc13.nasl
2010-12-09 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-18432
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_18432_kernel_fc12.nasl
2010-12-09 Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-18493
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_18493_kernel_fc14.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
69531 Linux Kernel ipc Subsystem ipc/compat_mq.c Multiple Function Local Memory Dis...

Linux Kernel contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when the ipc Subsystem fails to properly initialize a certain structure member, allowing a local attacker to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the 'compat_sys_mq_open' and 'compat_sys_mq_getsetattr' functions in 'ipc/compat_mq.c'.
69530 Linux Kernel ipc Subsystem ipc/compat.c Multiple Function Local Memory Disclo...

Linux Kernel contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure.  The issue is triggered when the ipc Subsystem fails to properly initialize a certain structure member, allowing a local attacker to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the 'compat_sys_semctl', 'compat_sys_msgctl', and 'compat_sys_shmctl' functions in 'ipc/compat.c'.

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

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

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-03-04 Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0012_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
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_kernel-101215.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-2011-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0162.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-03-09 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1083-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-03-08 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1093-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-1321.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110118_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-7261.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-04-23 Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12677.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-10-14 Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0012.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-14 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1202-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-08-09 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1186-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-05 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_2_kernel-110413.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-05 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_1_kernel-101202.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-01 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1073-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-02-11 Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12672.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-02-02 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1054-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-28 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2011-0162.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-21 Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110104.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-19 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0162.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-14 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0017.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-12 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-14 Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_kernel-7257.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-08 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-18506.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-06 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-18493.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-02 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-18432.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-11-29 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2126.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45073
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=0...
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.37-rc1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=648658
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:029
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051
MLIST http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/10/6/492
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/07/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/25/3
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0958.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0162.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/42778
http://secunia.com/advisories/42884
http://secunia.com/advisories/42890
http://secunia.com/advisories/42932
http://secunia.com/advisories/42963
http://secunia.com/advisories/43291
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
SREASON http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8366
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00002.html
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0012
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0124
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0168
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0375

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