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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-3904

The rds_page_copy_user function in net/rds/page.c in the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36 does not properly validate addresses obtained from user space, which allows local users to gain privileges via crafted use of the sendmsg and recvmsg system calls.
Publish Date : 2010-12-06 Last Update Date : 2020-08-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
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) Gain privileges

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2010-10-14 2010-10-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-3904 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0792 -- kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28217 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0007 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28019 unix
ELSA-2010-2009 -- Oracle Linux 5 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27240 unix
ELSA-2010:0792: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23030 unix
ELSA-2010:0842: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23172 unix
RHSA-2010:0792: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22008 unix
RHSA-2010:0792: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100792 unix
RHSA-2010:0842: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21695 unix
RHSA-2010:0842: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100842 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20540 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-2010-3904

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 10.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Opensuse Opensuse 11.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1

- References For CVE-2010-3904
VUPEN ADV-2011-0298
BUGTRAQ 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
SUSE SUSE-SA:2011:007
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0842
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0792
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:053
CERT-VN VU#362983;a=commit;h=799c10559d60f159ab2232203f222f18fa3c4a5f CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1024613

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-3904

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