Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2011-1020First vendor Publication2011-02-28
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2017-08-16

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score2.1Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

The proc filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.37 and earlier does not restrict access to the /proc directory tree of a process after this process performs an exec of a setuid program, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service via open, lseek, read, and write system calls.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1020

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-264Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20728
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20728
Title: VMware vSphere and vCOps updates to third party libraries
Description: The proc filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.37 and earlier does not restrict access to the /proc directory tree of a process after this process performs an exec of a setuid program, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service via open, lseek, read, and write system calls.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2011-1020
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1359

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-08-31Name : VMSA-2012-0013 VMware vSphere and vCOps updates to third party libraries.
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2012-0013.nasl
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2012:0007 centos5
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2012_0007_kernel_centos5.nasl
2012-07-09Name : RedHat Update for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel RHSA-2011:1530-03
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_1530-03_Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux_6_kernel.nasl
2012-01-13Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2012:0007-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2012_0007-01_kernel.nasl
2011-11-11Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-natty USN-1256-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1256_1.nasl
2011-09-30Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ec2 USN-1216-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1216_1.nasl
2011-09-30Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1218-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1218_1.nasl
2011-09-23Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1211-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1211_1.nasl
2011-09-23Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ti-omap4 USN-1212-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1212_1.nasl
2011-09-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1201-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1201_1.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-mvl-dove USN-1203-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1203_1.nasl
2011-09-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-fsl-imx51 USN-1204-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1204_1.nasl
2011-09-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-maverick USN-1205-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1205_1.nasl
2011-09-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-mvl-dove USN-1208-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1208_1.nasl
2011-08-24Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1189-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1189_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
71271Linux Kernel /proc/<pid>/ Weak Permissions Issue

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

DateDescription
2012-09-27IAVM : 2012-A-0153 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware ESX 4.0 and ESXi 4.0
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0033884
2012-09-13IAVM : 2012-B-0086 - VMware vCenter Operations Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerability
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0033791
2012-09-13IAVM : 2012-A-0146 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware vCenter Update Manager 4.1
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0033792
2012-09-13IAVM : 2012-A-0147 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware vCenter Server 4.1
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0033793
2012-09-13IAVM : 2012-A-0148 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware ESXi 4.1 and ESX 4.1
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0033794

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-02-29Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2012-0013_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
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-110726.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_4_kernel-110726.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-11-13Name : The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
File : vmware_esxi_5_0_build_912577_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-29Name : The remote host has a virtualization appliance installed that is affected by ...
File : vcenter_operations_manager_vmsa_2012-0013.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-2037.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2012-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-17Name : The remote host has an update manager installed that is affected by multiple ...
File : vmware_vcenter_update_mgr_vmsa-2012-0013.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-05Name : The remote host has a virtualization management application installed that is...
File : vmware_vcenter_vmsa-2012-0013.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2012-0116.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-31Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2012-0013.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20111206_Scientific_Linux_6_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_20120110_kernel_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-12Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2012-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-11Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2012-0007.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-12-06Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-1530.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
2011-09-30Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1218-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-27Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1216-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-26Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2310.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-22Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1211-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-22Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1212-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-15Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1208-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1203-1.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-1205-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1201-1.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
2011-09-09Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2303.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-08-20Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1189-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-26Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110718.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46567
FULLDISC http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Jan/421
MISC http://www.halfdog.net/Security/2011/SuidBinariesAndProcInterface/
MLIST http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/24/18
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/25/2
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/10/21
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/368
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/404
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/414
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/466
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/7/474
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/2/9/417
SREASON http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8107
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65693

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