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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4254 (1 public exploit)

Mono, when Moonlight before 2.3.0.1 or 2.99.x before 2.99.0.10 is used, does not properly validate arguments to generic methods, which allows remote attackers to bypass generic constraints, and possibly execute arbitrary code, via a crafted method call.
Publish Date : 2010-12-06 Last Update Date : 2011-02-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Execute CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4254 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20104254 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-2010-4254

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mono Mono Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Novell Moonlight 2.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Novell Moonlight 2.99.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Novell Moonlight 2.99.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Novell Moonlight 2.99.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Novell Moonlight 2.99.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Novell Moonlight 2.99.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mono Mono 1
Novell Moonlight 6

- References For CVE-2010-4254

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45051
BID 45051 Mono/Moonlight Generic Type Argument Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2012-06-22
http://www.mono-project.com/Vulnerabilities#Moonlight_Generic_Constraints_Bypass_Vulnerability CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-01/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2011:001
https://github.com/mono/mono/commit/cf1ec146f7c6acdc6697032b3aaafc68ffacdcac CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=654136 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/42877
SECUNIA 42877
http://secunia.com/advisories/42373
SECUNIA 42373
Exploit! http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15974
EXPLOIT-DB 15974 Mono/Moonlight Generic Type Argument Local Privilege Escalation Author:Chris Howie Release Date:2011-01-11 (linux) dos
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0076
VUPEN ADV-2011-0076
https://github.com/mono/mono/commit/65292a69c837b8a5f7a392d34db63de592153358 CONFIRM
https://github.com/mono/mono/commit/4905ef1130feb26c3150b28b97e4a96752e0d399 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:024
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=655847 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4254

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


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