Vulnerability CVE-2010-3859


Published: 2010-12-29   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Multiple integer signedness errors in the TIPC implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36.2 allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted sendmsg call that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, related to the tipc_msg_build function in net/tipc/msg.c and the verify_iovec function in net/core/iovec.c.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
linux kernel 2.6.36.1 TIPC security issues
Dan Rosenberg
30.12.2010

Type:

CWE-189

(Numeric Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Linux -> Kernel 
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=253eacc070b114c2ec1f81b067d2fed7305467b0
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8acfe468b0384e834a303f08ebc4953d72fb690a
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=128770476511716&w=2
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.36.2
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:029
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/22/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/22/5
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0162.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44354
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145247.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145248.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145262.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145263.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145264.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145265.html
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg145352.html
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0168
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=645867

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