CVE Reference: CVE-2010-4170

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CVE-2010-4170

Description:
The staprun runtime tool in SystemTap 1.3 does not properly clear the environment before executing modprobe, which allows local users to gain privileges by setting the MODPROBE_OPTIONS environment variable to specify a malicious configuration file.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/63344

ST
  1024754

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA42256
  Secunia Advisory: SA42263
  Secunia Advisory: SA42306
  Secunia Advisory: SA42318
  Secunia Advisory: SA46920

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0894.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0895.html

MLIST
  http://sources.redhat.com/ml/systemtap/2010-q4/msg00230.html

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051127.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051122.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-November/051115.html

EXPLOIT-DB
  http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15620

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2348

CONFIRM
  http://sources.redhat.com/git/gitweb.cgi?p=systemtap.git;a=commit;h=b7565b41228bea196cefa3a7d43ab67f8f9152e2

BID
  44914


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