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CVE-2011-1006

Published: 22 March 2011

Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_cgroup_spec function in tools/tools-common.c in the Control Group Configuration Library (aka libcgroup or libcg) before 0.37.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted controller list on the command line of an application. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue crosses privilege boundaries.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libcgroup
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(end of life)
bionic Not vulnerable
(0.38-1ubuntu2)
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic Ignored
(end of life)
lucid Ignored
(end of life)
maverick
Released (0.36.2-3+squeeze1build0.10.10.1)
natty Ignored
(end of life)
oneiric Ignored
(end of life)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
quantal Ignored
(end of life)
raring Ignored
(end of life)
saucy Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Not vulnerable
(0.38-1ubuntu2)
upstream
Released (0.37.1-1)
utopic Ignored
(end of life)
vivid Ignored
(end of life)
wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Not vulnerable
(0.38-1ubuntu2)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
Patches:
vendor: http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2193