Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2010-4250First vendor Publication2012-06-21
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2012-06-26

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score4.9Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score6.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Memory leak in the inotify_init1 function in fs/notify/inotify/inotify_user.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving failed attempts to create files.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4250

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-399Resource Management Errors

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1349

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-06-06Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0498-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0498-01_kernel.nasl
2012-03-09Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ti-omap4 USN-1394-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1394_1.nasl
2011-11-11Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-natty USN-1256-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1256_1.nasl
2011-10-31Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-maverick USN-1242-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1242_1.nasl
2011-10-31Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1243-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1243_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
74644Linux Kernel inotify_init() System Call Group Leak Exhaustion Local DoS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2014-07-22Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-1253.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
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0498.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110510_kernel_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-03-08Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1394-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-11-10Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1256-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-10-26Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1242-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-10-26Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1243-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1167-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-11Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0498.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-03-02Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1081-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
CONFIRM http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.37
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a...
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=656830
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a2ae4cc9a16e211c8a128ba10d22a85431f0...
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/24/11

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