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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0410

drivers/connector/connector.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and system crash) by sending the kernel many NETLINK_CONNECTOR messages.
Publish Date : 2010-02-22 Last Update Date : 2018-11-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Service
CWE ID 399

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-0410. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, as they do not include support for kernel connectors. Future updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
4.9
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2010-02-04 2010-02-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-0410 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20100410 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0398 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28222 unix
drivers/connector/connector.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memor... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10903 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-2003 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6841 unix
DSA-2003-1 linux-2.6 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20241 unix
DSA-2005 linux-2.6.24 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7532 unix
ELSA-2010:0398: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22609 unix
RHSA-2010:0398: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100398 unix
RHSA-2010:0398: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21805 unix
Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20525 unix
USN-914-1 -- linux, linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13232 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-2010-0410

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
Debian Debian Linux 2
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2010-0410

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=561682 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0638
VUPEN ADV-2010-0638
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-914-1
UBUNTU USN-914-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38058
BID 38058 Linux Kernel 'drivers/connector/connector.c' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-06-01
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0398.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0398
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
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0161.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0161
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2005
DEBIAN DSA-2005
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.8 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/03/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20100203 CVE request: kernel OOM/crash in drivers/connector
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:088
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:088
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1996
DEBIAN DSA-1996
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/02/03/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20100203 Re: CVE request: kernel OOM/crash in drivers/connector
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100088287 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:019
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:018
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035070.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-1804
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:014
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f98bfbd78c37c5946cc53089da32a5f741efdeb7 CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2010_23_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:023
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035159.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-1787

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0410

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


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