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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4161

The udp_queue_rcv_skb function in net/ipv4/udp.c in a certain Red Hat build of the Linux kernel 2.6.18 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (deadlock and system hang) by sending UDP traffic to a socket that has a crafted socket filter, a related issue to CVE-2010-4158.
Publish Date : 2010-12-30 Last Update Date : 2011-10-25
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.9
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2010-11-10 2010-11-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2011-0004 -- kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28117 unix
ELSA-2011:0004: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23232 unix
RHSA-2011:0004: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21680 unix
RHSA-2011:0004: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110004 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20279 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-2010-4161

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2010-4161

http://secunia.com/advisories/42789
SECUNIA 42789
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
SECUNIA 46397
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0004.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0004
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514845
BUGTRAQ 20101118 Re: Kernel 0-day
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0024
VUPEN ADV-2011-0024
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/64497
XF kernel-udpqueuercvskb-dos(64497)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=651698 CONFIRM
http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/msg146404.html
MLIST [netdev] 20101110 Re: [PATCH] Prevent reading uninitialized memory with socket filters
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=652534 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4161

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


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