Linux Kernel rds_rdma_pages() integer overflow

kernel-rdsrdmapages-overflow (62881) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Linux Kernel could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow in the rds_rdma_pages() function. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.6
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system. See References.

References:

  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 647416: kernel: iovec integer overflow in net/rds/rdma.c.
  • The Linux Kernel Archives Web site: The Linux Kernel Archives.
  • BID-44549: Linux Kernel Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) Protocol Local Integer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-3865: Integer overflow in the rds_rdma_pages function in net/rds/rdma.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted iovec struct in a Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) request, which triggers a buffer overflow.
  • OSVDB ID: 70375: Linux Kernel net/rds/rdma.c rds_rdma_pages Function RDS Request iovec Struct Local Overflow DoS
  • RHSA-2011-0004: Important: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update
  • RHSA-2011-0007: Important: kernel security and bug fix update
  • SA46397: VMware ESX / ESXi Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SUSE-SA:2010:057: Linux kernel security problems
  • SUSE-SA:2011:001: Linux kernel security update
  • SUSE-SA:2011:002: Linux kernel security update
  • SUSE-SA:2011:007: Linux realtime kernel security update

Platforms Affected:

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.30.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Rc10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Rc6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Rc7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Rc8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Rc9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.31.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32 rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32 rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32 rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32 rc6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32 rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32 rc7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32 rc8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32 Git-6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.32.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 rc6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 rc7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33 rc8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.33.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34 rc3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34 rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34 rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34 rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.34 rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35 rc1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35 rc2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35 rc5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35 rc4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35 rc3
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server EUS 6.0.z

Reported:

Oct 29, 2010

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