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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-2942

The actions implementation in the network queueing functionality in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc2 does not properly initialize certain structure members when performing dump operations, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via vectors related to (1) the tcf_gact_dump function in net/sched/act_gact.c, (2) the tcf_mirred_dump function in net/sched/act_mirred.c, (3) the tcf_nat_dump function in net/sched/act_nat.c, (4) the tcf_simp_dump function in net/sched/act_simple.c, and (5) the tcf_skbedit_dump function in net/sched/act_skbedit.c.
Publish Date : 2010-09-21 Last Update Date : 2020-08-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 401

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
2.1
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2010-08-18 2010-08-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-2942 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20102942 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0723 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27874 unix
ELSA-2010-2008 -- Unbreakable enterprise kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27587 unix
ELSA-2010:0723: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23145 unix
RHSA-2010:0723: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22277 unix
RHSA-2010:0723: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100723 unix
RHSA-2010:0779: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100779 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20228 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-2010-2942

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Avaya Aura Communication Manager 5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Avaya Aura Presence Services 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Avaya Aura Presence Services 6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Avaya Aura Presence Services 6.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Avaya Aura Session Manager 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Avaya Aura Session Manager 5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Avaya Aura Session Manager 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Avaya Aura System Manager 5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Avaya Aura System Manager 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Avaya Aura System Manager 6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Avaya Aura System Manager 6.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Avaya Aura System Platform 1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Avaya Aura System Platform 6.0 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Avaya Aura System Platform 6.0 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Avaya IQ 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Avaya IQ 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Avaya Voice Portal 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Avaya Voice Portal 5.1 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Avaya Voice Portal 5.1 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.36 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.36 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Vmware ESX 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Vmware ESX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Avaya Aura Communication Manager 1
Avaya Aura Presence Services 3
Avaya Aura Session Manager 3
Avaya Aura System Manager 4
Avaya Aura System Platform 3
Avaya IQ 2
Avaya Voice Portal 3
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6
Linux Linux Kernel 3
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 3
Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 3
Vmware ESX 2

- References For CVE-2010-2942

http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
SECUNIA 46397
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/08/19/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20100819 Re: CVE request - kernel: net sched memleak
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-11/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:054
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100113326 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298
VUPEN ADV-2011-0298
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0771.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0771
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0779.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0779
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:040
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1000-1
UBUNTU USN-1000-1
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:060
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:007
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0723.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0723
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2430
VUPEN ADV-2010-2430
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:041
http://secunia.com/advisories/41512
SECUNIA 41512
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.36-rc2 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=624903 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/davem/net-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1c40be12f7d8ca1d387510d39787b12e512a7ce8 CONFIRM
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/61857/ CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/42529
BID 42529 Linux Kernel 'net/sched/act_police.c' File Memory Leak Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-24
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/08/18/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20100818 CVE request - kernel: net sched memleak
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-2942

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


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