CVE-2010-4170

NameCVE-2010-4170
DescriptionThe 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.
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-2348-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs603946

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
systemtap (PTS)stretch3.1-2fixed
buster4.0-1fixed
bullseye, sid4.3-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
systemtapsourcesqueeze1.2-5+squeeze1DSA-2348-1
systemtapsource(unstable)1.2-3603946

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