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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0729

A certain Red Hat patch for the Linux kernel in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 on the ia64 platform allows local users to use ptrace on an arbitrary process, and consequently gain privileges, via vectors related to a missing ptrace_check_attach call.
Publish Date : 2010-03-16 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 264

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-0729. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG, as they do not include the internal change introducing this flaw. A future update in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
4.6
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2010-03-09 2010-02-22
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
A certain Red Hat patch for the Linux kernel in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 on the ia64 platform allows local user... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8687 unix
RHSA-2010:0394: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100394 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-2010-0729

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2010-0729

http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100090459 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/03/12/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100312 CVE-2010-0729 kernel: ia64: ptrace: peek_or_poke requests miss ptrace_check_attach()
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0394.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0394
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=572007 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38702
BID 38702 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 'ptrace()' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2013-04-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0729

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


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