The load_elf_binary function in fs/binfmt_elf.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.8 on the x86_64 platform does not ensure that the ELF interpreter is available before a call to the SET_PERSONALITY macro, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a 32-bit application that attempts to execute a 64-bit application and then triggers a segmentation fault, as demonstrated by amd64_killer, related to the flush_old_exec function.
Published 2010-02-17 18:30:00
Updated 2023-02-13 04:15:44
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2010-0307

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2010-0307
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 53
IPs affected by CVE-2010-0307 1,144
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2010-0307

0.04%
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CVSS scores for CVE-2010-0307

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.7
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.4
6.9
NIST

Vendor statements for CVE-2010-0307

  • Red Hat 2010-03-17
    Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-0307. This issue has been rated as having moderate security impact. This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0146.html. Future updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw. This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, due to this product being in Production 3 of its maintenance life-cycle, where only qualified security errata of important or critical impact are addressed. For further information about Errata Support Policy, visit: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/

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Products affected by CVE-2010-0307

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