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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2502

runtime/staprun/staprun_funcs.c in the systemtap runtime tool (staprun) in SystemTap before 1.6 does not properly validate modules when a module path is specified by a user for user-space probing, which allows local users in the stapusr group to gain privileges via a crafted module in the search path in the -u argument.
Publish Date : 2012-07-26 Last Update Date : 2012-07-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Gain privileges

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C 2011-06-23 2011-07-25
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1088 -- systemtap security update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27710 unix
ELSA-2011:1088: systemtap security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23376 unix
RHSA-2011:1088: systemtap security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21608 unix
RHSA-2011:1088: systemtap security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111088 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-2011-2502

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Systemtap Systemtap 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Systemtap Systemtap 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Systemtap Systemtap 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Systemtap Systemtap 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Systemtap Systemtap 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Systemtap Systemtap 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Systemtap Systemtap 30

- References For CVE-2011-2502
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- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2502

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