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CVE-2010-3301

CVE information

Published

11 years ago

Last Modified

1 year ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

The IA32 system call emulation functionality in arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4-git2 on the x86_64 platform does not zero extend the %eax register after the 32-bit entry path to ptrace is used, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an out-of-bounds access to the system call table using the %rax register. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2007-4573 regression..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- 2.6.36
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.36:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:11:sp1:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:*:*:*:-:*:*:*
  Yes
- -