Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2011-1163First vendor Publication2011-04-09
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2015-05-11

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 osf_partition function in fs/partitions/osf.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not properly handle an invalid number of partitions, which might allow local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory via vectors related to partition-table parsing.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1163

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20263
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20263
Title: VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party library and ESX Service Console
Description: The osf_partition function in fs/partitions/osf.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not properly handle an invalid number of partitions, which might allow local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel heap memory via vectors related to partition-table parsing.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2011-1163
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1364

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0833 centos5 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0833_kernel_centos5_x86_64.nasl
2012-06-06Name : RedHat Update for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 kernel RHSA-2011:0542-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0542-01_Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux_6.1_kernel.nasl
2012-03-15Name : VMSA-2012-0001 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party library and ESX Ser...
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2012-0001.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 USN-1183-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1183_1.nasl
2011-08-12Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-maverick USN-1187-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1187_1.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0833 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0833_kernel_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-08-03Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 2264-1 (linux-2.6)
File : nvt/deb_2264_1.nasl
2011-07-18Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-mvl-dove USN-1159-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1159_1.nasl
2011-07-18Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ec2 USN-1161-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1161_1.nasl
2011-07-18Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1167-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1167_1.nasl
2011-07-18Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1168-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1168_1.nasl
2011-07-18Name : Ubuntu Update for linux USN-1170-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1170_1.nasl
2011-07-08Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-mvl-dove USN-1162-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1162_1.nasl
2011-06-06Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0833-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0833-01_kernel.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

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
73046Linux Kernel fs/partitions/osf.c osf_partition Function Partition Table Parsi...

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

DateDescription
2012-02-02IAVM : 2012-A-0020 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware ESX 4.1 and ESXi 4.1
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0031252

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-03-03Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2012-0001_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-05-20Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2015-0812-1.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
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_kernel-110414.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_4_kernel-110426.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_608089_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0833.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-2016.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-29Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2011-0833.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0883.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110519_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_20110531_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-7515.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-01-31Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2012-0001.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-12-13Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_kernel-7516.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
2011-08-04Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1183-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-18Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1168-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-18Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1170-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1159-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1161-1.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
2011-07-06Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1162-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-30Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_kernel-7568.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
2011-06-10Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2240.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-01Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0833.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-20Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0542.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
2011-04-28Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110414.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-28Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110415.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46878
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/517050
CONFIRM http://downloads.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100145416
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1...
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.38
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=688021
MISC http://www.pre-cert.de/advisories/PRE-SA-2011-02.txt
MLIST http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/15/14
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/15/9
http://www.spinics.net/lists/mm-commits/msg82737.html
REDHAT http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0833.html
SECTRACK http://securitytracker.com/id?1025225
SREASON http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8189
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html

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