Upstream information

CVE-2010-4171 at MITRE

Description

The staprun runtime tool in SystemTap 1.3 does not verify that a module to unload was previously loaded by SystemTap, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (unloading of arbitrary kernel modules).

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

Note from the SUSE Security Team

We are not shipping staprun setuid root on our products, so we are not affected by this problem.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1085472 [RESOLVED / INVALID], 654201 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 systemtap Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 systemtap Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS systemtap Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 systemtap Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 systemtap Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 systemtap Not affected