CVE-2010-3856

NameCVE-2010-3856
Descriptionld.so in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.11.3, and 2.12.x before 2.12.2, does not properly restrict use of the LD_AUDIT environment variable to reference dynamic shared objects (DSOs) as audit objects, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging an unsafe DSO located in a trusted library directory, as demonstrated by libpcprofile.so.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2122-1, DSA-2122-2
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs600667

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glibc (PTS)stretch2.24-11+deb9u4fixed
stretch (security)2.24-11+deb9u1fixed
buster2.28-10fixed
bullseye, sid2.31-4fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
eglibcsource(unstable)2.11.2-8600667
glibcsourcelenny2.7-18lenny7DSA-2122-2
glibcsource(unstable)2.11.2-8

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