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CVE-2011-0006

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2011-01-04
Bugzilla:
667912: CVE-2011-0006 kernel: ima: fix add LSM rule bug

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ima_lsm_rule_init function in security/integrity/ima/ima_policy.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37, when the Linux Security Modules (LSM) framework is disabled, allows local users to bypass Integrity Measurement Architecture (IMA) rules in opportunistic circumstances by leveraging an administrator's addition of an IMA rule for LSM.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0006 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

The Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG are not affected by this issue. A future kernel update in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 1.5
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0498 2011-05-10

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