Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2010-4075First vendor Publication2010-11-29
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2018-10-10

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

The uart_get_count function in drivers/serial/serial_core.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc1 does not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4075

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-200Information Exposure

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20523
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20523
Title: VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp
Description: The uart_get_count function in drivers/serial/serial_core.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc1 does not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-4075
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1346

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0162 centos4 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0162_kernel_centos4_x86_64.nasl
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
2011-09-23Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:1321-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_1321-01_kernel.nasl
2011-09-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ti-omap4 USN-1202-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1202_1.nasl
2011-09-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-fsl-imx51 USN-1204-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1204_1.nasl
2011-08-12Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-maverick USN-1187-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1187_1.nasl
2011-08-03Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2264-1 (linux-2.6)
File : nvt/deb_2264_1.nasl
2011-05-06Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2011:020
File : nvt/gb_suse_2011_020.nasl
2011-04-22Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2011:017
File : nvt/gb_suse_2011_017.nasl
2011-04-11Name : Ubuntu Update for linux vulnerabilities USN-1105-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1105_1.nasl
2011-01-31Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0162 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0162_kernel_centos4_i386.nasl
2011-01-21Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0162-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0162-01_kernel.nasl
2011-01-14Name : 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
2010-12-23Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-18506
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_18506_kernel_fc13.nasl
2010-12-09Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-18493
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_18493_kernel_fc14.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
69522Linux Kernel drivers/serial/serial_core.c uart_get_count Function TIOCGICOUNT...

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
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_kernel-110414.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-2011-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0162.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-2011-1321.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110118_kernel_on_SL4_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-17Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_kernel-7384.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
2011-09-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1204-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1202-1.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
2011-06-20Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2264.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-05Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_2_kernel-110413.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-06Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1105-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-27Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1092-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-25Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_kernel-7381.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-21Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1089-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-21Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1090-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-09Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1086-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-09Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110228.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-28Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2011-0162.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-19Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0162.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-14Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0017.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
2010-12-08Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-18506.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-12-06Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-18493.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43806
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=d...
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=648660
MLIST http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail//linux/kernel/1009.1/03388.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/25/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/06/6
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
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0168

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