Upstream information

CVE-2010-0830 at MITRE

Description

Integer signedness error in the elf_get_dynamic_info function in elf/dynamic-link.h in ld.so in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.0.1 through 2.11.1, when the --verify option is used, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ELF program with a negative value for a certain d_tag structure member in the ELF header.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue is considered of medium importance, and will be fixed in a future glibc update. We strongly recommend not to evaluated unknown binaries except in stricly controlled execution environments.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 592941 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • glibc >= 2.11.1-0.18.2
  • glibc-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-devel >= 2.11.1-0.18.2
  • glibc-devel-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-html >= 2.11.1-0.18.2
  • glibc-i18ndata >= 2.11.1-0.18.2
  • glibc-info >= 2.11.1-0.18.2
  • glibc-locale >= 2.11.1-0.18.2
  • glibc-locale-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-locale-x86 >= 2.11.1-0.38.1
  • glibc-profile >= 2.11.1-0.18.2
  • glibc-profile-32bit >= 2.11.1-0.58.1
  • glibc-profile-x86 >= 2.11.1-0.38.1
  • glibc-x86 >= 2.11.1-0.38.1
  • libxcrypt >= 3.0.3-0.4.1
  • libxcrypt-32bit >= 3.0.3-0.4.1
  • nscd >= 2.11.1-0.18.2
  • pam-modules >= 11-1.18.1
  • pam-modules-32bit >= 11-1.18.1
  • pwdutils >= 3.2.8-0.4.1
  • pwdutils-plugin-audit >= 3.2.8-0.4.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-glibc


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SLED-10-SP3 glibc Released
SLED-10-SP4 glibc Released
SLES-10-SP3 glibc Released
SLES-10-SP4 glibc Released
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for SAP Enterprise Search glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 glibc Released