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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0291

The Linux kernel before 2.6.32.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (panic) by calling the (1) mmap or (2) mremap function, aka the "do_mremap() mess" or "mremap/mmap mess."
Publish Date : 2010-02-15 Last Update Date : 2018-11-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 264

- 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 2010-01-19 2009-12-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0504 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28120 unix
DSA-1996 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7480 unix
DSA-1996-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13397 unix
DSA-2005 linux-2.6.24 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7532 unix
ELSA-2010:0504: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22795 unix
RHSA-2010:0504: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21967 unix
RHSA-2010:0504: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100504 unix
The Linux kernel before 2.6.32.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (panic) by calling t... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11824 unix
Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20549 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-2010-0291

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2010-0291

http://secunia.com/advisories/43315
SECUNIA 43315
http://secunia.com/advisories/39033
SECUNIA 39033
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/38492
SECUNIA 38492
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37906
BID 37906 Linux Kernel CVE-2010-0291 'mmap()' and 'mremap()' Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-06-24
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2005
DEBIAN DSA-2005
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.4 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=570dcf2c15463842e384eb597a87c1e39bead99b CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=564b3bffc619dcbdd160de597b0547a7017ea010 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1996
DEBIAN DSA-1996
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126393370931972&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100119 Re: CVE request - kernel: untangle the do_mremap() mess
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=bb52d6694002b9d632bb355f64daa045c6293a4e CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=ecc1a8993751de4e82eb18640d631dae1f626bd6 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=05d72faa6d13c9d857478a5d35c85db9adada685 CONFIRM
http://groups.google.co.jp/group/fa.linux.kernel/browse_thread/thread/8bf22336b1082090 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=097eed103862f9c6a97f2e415e21d1134017b135 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e77414e0aad6a1b063ba5e5750c582c75327ea6a CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=2ea1d13f64efdf49319e86c87d9ba38c30902782 CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126399980216047&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100120 Re: CVE request - kernel: untangle the do_mremap() mess
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126388181420690&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100119 CVE request - kernel: untangle the do_mremap() mess
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126400443123998&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100120 Re: CVE request - kernel: untangle the do_mremap() mess
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1a0ef85f84feb13f07b604fcf5b90ef7c2b5c82f CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=54f5de709984bae0d31d823ff03de755f9dcac54 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8c7b49b3ecd48923eb64ff57e07a1cdb74782970 CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126395874130875&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100120 Re: CVE request - kernel: untangle the do_mremap() mess
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=556703 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=aa65607373a4daf2010e8c3867b6317619f3c1a3 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f8b7256096a20436f6d0926747e3ac3d64c81d24 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=2c6a10161d0b5fc047b5bd81b03693b9af99fab5 CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=linux-arch&m=126004438008670&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20091205 [RFC][PATCHSET] mremap/mmap mess
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126406814304720&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100121 Re: CVE request - kernel: untangle the do_mremap() mess
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f106af4e90eadd76cfc0b5325f659619e08fb762 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c4caa778157dbbf04116f0ac2111e389b5cd7a29 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9206de95b1ea68357996ec02be5db0638a0de2c1 CONFIRM
http://groups.google.com/group/linux.kernel/msg/895f20870532241e
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20100114 [PATCH 01/52] untangle the do_mremap() mess
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0161.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0161
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126396065732697&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100120 Re: CVE request - kernel: untangle the do_mremap() mess
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=0067bd8a55862ac9dd212bd1c4f6f5bff1ca1301 CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=126396609004884&w=2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100120 Re: CVE request - kernel: untangle the do_mremap() mess
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=935874141df839c706cd6cdc438e85eb69d1525e CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=0ec62d290912bb4b989be7563851bc364ec73b56 CONFIRM
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11824
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11824
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/516397/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20110211 VMSA-2011-0003 Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0291

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


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