VDB-96549 · CVE-2010-5328 · BID 97103

Linux Kernel up to 2.6.34 Swapper init_task.h input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel up to 2.6.34 (Operating System). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown code block of the file include/linux/init_task.h of the component Swapper. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The bug was discovered 05/27/2010. The weakness was shared 02/06/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared at ftp.naist.jp. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2010-5328 since 01/20/2017. An attack has to be approached locally. The requirement for exploitation is a authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2447 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

Upgrading to version 2.6.35 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries 96553 and 96552 are related to this item.






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CPE 2.3info

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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Kernel 2.6.35
Patch: git.kernel.org


05/27/2010 🔍
01/20/2017 +2430 days 🔍
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02/06/2017 +17 days 🔍
02/06/2017 +0 days 🔍
02/06/2017 +0 days 🔍
11/11/2022 +2104 days 🔍


Vendor: kernel.org

Advisory: f106eee10038c2ee5b6056aaf3f6d5229be6dcdd
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-5328 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 97103 - Linux Kernel CVE-2010-5328 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2010-5328 - Linux - Denial of Service Issue

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Created: 02/06/2017 07:24 PM
Updated: 11/11/2022 03:41 PM
Changes: 02/06/2017 07:24 PM (63), 08/11/2020 09:11 AM (6), 11/11/2022 03:41 PM (5)
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