CVE-2010-1087

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2010-02-19
IAVA:
2011-A-0066
CWE:
CWE-662->CWE-362->CWE-672->CWE-119
Bugzilla:
567184: CVE-2010-1087 kernel: NFS: Fix an Oops when truncating a file

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The nfs_wait_on_request function in fs/nfs/pagelist.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x through 2.6.33-rc5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (Oops) via unknown vectors related to truncating a file and an operation that is not interruptible.

Find out more about CVE-2010-1087 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2010-1087

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 as they did not include the upstream commit 150030b7 that had introduced the problem. A future update in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.2
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
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 5 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0504 2010-07-01
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2010:0631 2010-08-17

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