The Linux kernel and earlier, when a ReiserFS filesystem exists, does not restrict read or write access to the .reiserfs_priv directory, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying (1) extended attributes or (2) ACLs, as demonstrated by deleting a file under .reiserfs_priv/xattrs/.
Published 2010-04-12 18:30:01
Updated 2020-08-28 16:06:50
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2010-1146

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IPs affected by CVE-2010-1146 1,807
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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CVSS scores for CVE-2010-1146

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CWE ids for CVE-2010-1146

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Vendor statements for CVE-2010-1146

  • Red Hat 2010-04-12
    Not vulnerable. The Linux kernel as shipped with with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG did not include support for reiserfs and therefore are not affected by this issue.

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