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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0536

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in elf/dl-object.c in certain modified versions of the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6), including glibc-2.5-49.el5_5.6 and glibc-2.12-1.7.el6_0.3 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted dynamic shared object (DSO) in a subdirectory of the current working directory during execution of a (1) setuid or (2) setgid program that has $ORIGIN in (a) RPATH or (b) RUNPATH within the program itself or a referenced library. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-3847.
Publish Date : 2011-04-08 Last Update Date : 2012-01-26
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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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
7.2
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2010-12-08 2011-01-11
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-0536 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20110536 unix
ELSA-2011:0412: glibc security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23052 unix
ELSA-2011:0413: glibc security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23373 unix
RHSA-2011:0412: glibc security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21873 unix
RHSA-2011:0412: glibc security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110412 unix
RHSA-2011:0413: glibc security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21331 unix
RHSA-2011:0413: glibc security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110413 unix
VMSA-2011-0010 VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13086 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19613 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19654 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-2011-0536

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 2.5-49.el5 5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Glibc 2.12-1.7.el6 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2011-0536

https://launchpad.net/bugs/701783 CONFIRM
http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2011/msg00005.html
DEBIAN DSA-2122-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0863
VUPEN ADV-2011-0863
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/43830
SECUNIA 43830
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0412.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0412
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:178
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:178
http://securitytracker.com/id?1025289
SECTRACK 1025289
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
SECUNIA 46397
http://secunia.com/advisories/43989
SECUNIA 43989
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/01/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20110203 CVE request: glibc CVE-2010-3847 fix regression
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0413.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0413
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.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1009-2
UBUNTU USN-1009-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=667974 CONFIRM
http://sourceware.org/git/?p=glibc.git;a=commit;h=96611391ad8823ba58405325d78cefeae5cdf699 CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/03/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20110203 Re: CVE request: glibc CVE-2010-3847 fix regression

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0536

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


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