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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0436

Race condition in backend/ctrl.c in KDM in KDE Software Compilation (SC) 2.2.0 through 4.4.2 allows local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files, and consequently gain privileges, by blocking the removal of a certain directory that contains a control socket, related to improper interaction with ksm.
Publish Date : 2010-04-15 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 362

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
6.8
AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C 2010-03-02 2010-04-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0436 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20100436 unix
ELSA-2010:0348: kdebase security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22459 unix
Race condition in backend/ctrl.c in KDM in KDE Software Compilation (SC) 2.2.0 through 4.4.2 allows local users to chang... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9999 unix
RHSA-2010:0348: kdebase security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22179 unix
RHSA-2010:0348: kdebase security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100348 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0436

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application KDE Kde Sc 2.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application KDE Kde Sc 3.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application KDE Kde Sc 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application KDE Kde Sc 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application KDE Kde Sc 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application KDE Kde Sc 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application KDE Kde Sc 4.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application KDE Kde Sc 4.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application KDE Kde Sc 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application KDE Kde Sc 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application KDE Kde Sc 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE Kde Sc 11

- References For CVE-2010-0436

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=570613 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/57823
XF kde-kdm-privilege-escalation(57823)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39467
BID 39467 KDE KDM Insecure File Permission Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2010-04-20
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0348.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0348
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-04/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:009
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0879
VUPEN ADV-2010-0879
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-April/039533.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-6605
http://secunia.com/advisories/39419
SECUNIA 39419
http://secunia.com/advisories/39481
SECUNIA 39481
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2037
DEBIAN DSA-2037
http://secunia.com/advisories/39506
SECUNIA 39506
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20100413-1.txt CONFIRM
ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches/kdebase-workspace-4.3.5-CVE-2010-0436.diff CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0436

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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