CVE-2011-1010

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2011-02-17
IAVA:
2011-A-0147
Bugzilla:
679282: CVE-2011-1010 kernel: fs/partitions: Validate map_count in Mac partition tables

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the mac_partition function in fs/partitions/mac.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a malformed Mac OS partition table.

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Statement

This has been addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0429.html, https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0542.html and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0500.html. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is now in Production 3 of the maintenance life-cycle, https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/, therefore the fix for this issue is not currently planned to be included in the future updates.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0429 2011-04-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0) (kernel) RHSA-2011:0883 2011-06-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0542 2011-05-19
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2011:0500 2011-05-10

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Timo Warns for reporting this issue.
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