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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4526

Race condition in the sctp_icmp_proto_unreachable function in net/sctp/input.c in Linux kernel 2.6.11-rc2 through 2.6.33 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an ICMP unreachable message to a socket that is already locked by a user, which causes the socket to be freed and triggers list corruption, related to the sctp_wait_for_connect function.
Publish Date : 2011-01-11 Last Update Date : 2020-08-25
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.1
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 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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 362

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
7.1
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2010-12-22 2010-05-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-4526 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20104526 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0163 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28143 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0421 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27421 unix
DSA-2153-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12874 unix
ELSA-2011:0163: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22957 unix
ELSA-2011:0421: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23108 unix
RHSA-2011:0163: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21743 unix
RHSA-2011:0163: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110163 unix
RHSA-2011:0421: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21905 unix
RHSA-2011:0421: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110421 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20627 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-2010-4526

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC5 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Mrg 1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware ESX 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Vmware ESX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 5
Redhat Enterprise Mrg 1
Vmware ESX 2

- References For CVE-2010-4526

http://secunia.com/advisories/42964
SECUNIA 42964
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0169
VUPEN ADV-2011-0169
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0163.html
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0163
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45661
BID 45661 Linux Kernel SCTP Local Race Condition Vulnerability Release Date:2013-07-18
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
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/64616
XF kernel-icmp-message-dos(64616)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/04/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20110104 CVE-2010-4526 kernel: sctp: a race between ICMP protocol unreachable and connect()
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/04/13
MLIST [oss-security] 20110104 Re: CVE-2010-4526 kernel: sctp: a race between ICMP protocol unreachable and connect()
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=50b5d6ad63821cea324a5a7a19854d4de1a0a819 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-4526 CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
SECUNIA 46397

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4526

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


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