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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1006

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_cgroup_spec function in tools/tools-common.c in the Control Group Configuration Library (aka libcgroup or libcg) before 0.37.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted controller list on the command line of an application. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue crosses privilege boundaries.
Publish Date : 2011-03-22 Last Update Date : 2011-04-20
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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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- 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 2011-02-16 2011-03-03
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1006 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0320 -- libcgroup security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28066 unix
DSA-2193-1 libcgroup -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12695 unix
ELSA-2011:0320: libcgroup security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23544 unix
RHSA-2011:0320: libcgroup security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21523 unix
RHSA-2011:0320: libcgroup security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110320 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2011-1006

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.1b Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.1c Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.32.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.32.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.35.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.36.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.36.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.37 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Balbir Singh Libcgroup 0.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Balbir Singh Libcgroup 17

- References For CVE-2011-1006
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2011:0316
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0320
SECTRACK 1025158
BID 46729 libcgroup Heap Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2011-05-26
VUPEN ADV-2011-0774;a=commit;h=5ae8aea1ecd60c439121d3329d8eaabf13d292c1 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1006

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