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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4075

The uart_get_count function in drivers/serial/serial_core.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc1 does not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT ioctl call.
Publish Date : 2010-11-29 Last Update Date : 2020-08-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
1.9
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2010-10-06 2010-09-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4075 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20104075 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0017 -- Oracle Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28199 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0007 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28019 unix
DSA-2264-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12997 unix
ELSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23550 unix
ELSA-2011:0017: Oracle Linux 5.x.6 kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22989 unix
RHSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21719 unix
RHSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110007 unix
RHSA-2011:0017: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110017 unix
RHSA-2011:0017: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21526 unix
RHSA-2011:0162: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110162 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20523 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-2010-4075

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2010-4075

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/43806
BID 43806 Linux Kernel TIOCGICOUNT 'serial_core.c' Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-01-25
http://secunia.com/advisories/42963
SECUNIA 42963
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/07/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20101006 Re: CVE request: multiple kernel stack memory disclosures
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0168
VUPEN ADV-2011-0168
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0007
http://secunia.com/advisories/42884
SECUNIA 42884
http://secunia.com/advisories/42890
SECUNIA 42890
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0017
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
SECUNIA 46397
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/06/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20101006 Re: CVE request: multiple kernel stack memory disclosures
http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail//linux/kernel/1009.1/03388.html
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20100915 [PATCH] drivers/serial/serial_core.c: prevent readinguninitialized stack memory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0958.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0958
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0162.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0162
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/25/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20101025 Re: CVE request: multiple kernel stack memory disclosures
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/25/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20100925 CVE request: multiple kernel stack memory disclosures
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=648660 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=d281da7ff6f70efca0553c288bb883e8605b3862 CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.37-rc1 CONFIRM
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-2010-4075

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


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