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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-1087

The nfs_wait_on_request function in fs/nfs/pagelist.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x through 2.6.33-rc5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (Oops) via unknown vectors related to truncating a file and an operation that is not interruptible.
Publish Date : 2010-04-06 Last Update Date : 2018-11-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-1087 This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 as they did not include the upstream commit 150030b7 that had introduced the problem. A future update 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 important
7.2
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2010-02-22 2010-02-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-1087 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20101087 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0504 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28120 unix
DSA-2053-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13587 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:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100504 unix
RHSA-2010:0504: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21967 unix
The nfs_wait_on_request function in fs/nfs/pagelist.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x through 2.6.33-rc5 allows attackers to cause... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10442 unix
Third party component updates for VMware vCenter Server, vCenter Update Manager, ESXi and ESX oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20522 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-2010-1087

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 6

- References For CVE-2010-1087

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0003.html CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/03/03/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20100303 CVE request: kernel: NFS: Fix an Oops when truncating a file
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1857
VUPEN ADV-2010-1857
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.securityfocus.com/bid/39569
BID 39569 Linux Kernel VM/VFS 'invalidatepage()' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-24
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2053
DEBIAN DSA-2053
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=9f557cd8073104b39528794d44e129331ded649f CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-07/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:031
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=567184 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-1087

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


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