Public Date:
559719: CVE-2010-0411 systemtap: Crash with systemtap script using __get_argv()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple integer signedness errors in the (1) __get_argv and (2) __get_compat_argv functions in tapset/aux_syscalls.stp in SystemTap 1.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service (script crash, or system crash or hang) via a process with a large number of arguments, leading to a buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0411 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (systemtap) RHSA-2010:0125 2010-03-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (systemtap) RHSA-2010:0124 2010-03-01