Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2010-4655First vendor Publication2011-07-18
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2018-10-10

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score1.2Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityHigh
Cvss Expoit Score1.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

net/core/ethtool.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36 does not initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an ethtool ioctl call.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4655

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-200Information Exposure

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20304
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20304
Title: VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp
Description: net/core/ethtool.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36 does not initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an ethtool ioctl call.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2010-4655
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1332

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0303 centos5 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0303_kernel_centos5_x86_64.nasl
2012-06-06Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0421-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0421-01_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
2011-09-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ti-omap4 USN-1202-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1202_1.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0303 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0303_kernel_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-08-03Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2264-1 (linux-2.6)
File : nvt/deb_2264_1.nasl
2011-07-08Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-fsl-imx51 USN-1164-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1164_1.nasl
2011-06-10Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1146-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1146_1.nasl
2011-03-07Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0303-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0303-01_kernel.nasl
2011-02-18Name : RedHat Update for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.9 kernel RHSA-2011:0263-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0263-01_Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux_4.9_kernel.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
71601Linux Kernel ethtool IOCTL Handler ethtool_get_regs() Function Local Informat...

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
2014-11-26Name : The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclevm_OVMSA-2013-0039.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-2011-0421.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-2014.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0263.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0303.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-03-09Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1083-1.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
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110407_kernel_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110216_kernel_on_SL4_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110301_kernel_on_SL5_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-1202-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-07Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1164-1.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
2011-06-13Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1146-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-15Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2011-0303.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-08Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0421.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
2011-03-02Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0303.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-02-17Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0263.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-01-11Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1041-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45972
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=b...
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.36
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=672428
MLIST http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/24/9
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/25/3
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/25/4
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/25/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/28/1
https://lkml.org/lkml/2010/10/7/297
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1146-1

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