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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1759

Integer overflow in the sys_oabi_semtimedop function in arch/arm/kernel/sys_oabi-compat.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 on the ARM platform, when CONFIG_OABI_COMPAT is enabled, allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) by providing a crafted argument and leveraging a race condition.
Publish Date : 2012-06-13 Last Update Date : 2012-06-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.2
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflowGain privilegesMemory corruption
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2240-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13013 unix
DSA-2264-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12997 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-2011-1759

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 17

- References For CVE-2011-1759

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/02/16
MLIST [oss-security] 20110502 Re: CVE request: kernel (ARM): heap corruption in OABI semtimedop
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0f22072ab50cac7983f9660d33974b45184da4f9 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=0f22072ab50cac7983f9660d33974b45184da4f9 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1759

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


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