Debian Bug report logs - #603946
CVE-2010-4170 and CVE-2010-4171

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Package: systemtap; Maintainer for systemtap is Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>; Source for systemtap is src:systemtap.

Reported by: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>

Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 18:42:02 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: security

Found in versions systemtap/1.3-1, systemtap/1.3-2

Fixed in versions systemtap/1.4-1, systemtap/1.2-3

Done: Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to,,, Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>:
Bug#603946; Package systemtap. (Thu, 18 Nov 2010 18:42:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Moritz Muehlenhoff <>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to,, Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>. (Thu, 18 Nov 2010 18:42:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #5 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: CVE-2010-4170 and CVE-2010-4171
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 19:39:00 +0100
Package: systemtap
Severity: grave
Tags: security

Two security issues have been found in systemtap, one of them
allowing local privilege escalation:

These are CVE-2010-4170 and CVE-2010-4171.



-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.ISO-8859-15@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages systemtap depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.11.2-6   Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libelf1                       0.148-1    library to read and write ELF file
ii  libgcc1                       1:4.4.5-3  GCC support library
ii  libsqlite3-0                  3.7.2-1    SQLite 3 shared library
ii  libstdc++6                    4.4.5-3    The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
pn  systemtap-runtime             <none>     (no description available)

systemtap recommends no packages.

Versions of packages systemtap suggests:
pn  systemtap-doc                 <none>     (no description available)
pn  vim-addon-manager             <none>     (no description available)

Added tag(s) pending. Request was from Ritesh Raj Sarraf <> to (Fri, 19 Nov 2010 13:21:09 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Sat, 20 Nov 2010 06:21:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Moritz Muehlenhoff <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Sat, 20 Nov 2010 06:21:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #12 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>
Subject: Bug#603946: fixed in systemtap 1.2-3
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 06:17:14 +0000
Source: systemtap
Source-Version: 1.2-3

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
systemtap, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap-client_1.2-3_amd64.deb
  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap-common_1.2-3_all.deb
  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap-doc_1.2-3_all.deb
  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap-grapher_1.2-3_amd64.deb
  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap-runtime_1.2-3_amd64.deb
  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap-sdt-dev_1.2-3_all.deb
  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap-server_1.2-3_amd64.deb
  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap_1.2-3.debian.tar.gz
  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap_1.2-3.dsc
  to main/s/systemtap/systemtap_1.2-3_amd64.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Ritesh Raj Sarraf <> (supplier of updated systemtap package)

(This message was generated automatically at their request; if you
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Format: 1.8
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 18:47:21 +0530
Source: systemtap
Binary: systemtap systemtap-common systemtap-runtime systemtap-doc systemtap-server systemtap-client systemtap-sdt-dev systemtap-grapher
Architecture: source amd64 all
Version: 1.2-3
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>
Changed-By: Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>
 systemtap  - instrumentation system for Linux 2.6
 systemtap-client - instrumentation system for Linux 2.6 (client for compile server)
 systemtap-common - instrumentation system for Linux 2.6 (common component)
 systemtap-doc - documentation and examples for SystemTap
 systemtap-grapher - instrumentation system for Linux 2.6 (grapher)
 systemtap-runtime - instrumentation system for Linux 2.6 (runtime component)
 systemtap-sdt-dev - statically defined probes development files
 systemtap-server - instrumentation system for Linux 2.6 (compile server)
Closes: 603946
 systemtap (1.2-3) unstable; urgency=high
   * Fix CVE Vulnerability: CVE-2010-4170, CVE-2010-4171
     staprun module loading/unloading security fixes
     (Closes: #603946)
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 f4bde84293dfb9b207f7e0b504628db3 2308 devel optional systemtap_1.2-3.dsc
 66acaf977718d364ce40811c2df18a06 27394 devel optional systemtap_1.2-3.debian.tar.gz
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 229b024a540e1f8d2b7c5d28a889c99c 64114 devel optional systemtap-runtime_1.2-3_amd64.deb
 7838de7e7e99cb99d7fe2cd6648257ab 867196 doc optional systemtap-doc_1.2-3_all.deb
 6fe7cd4b3e6817a80cfd74084ff36d30 62606 devel optional systemtap-server_1.2-3_amd64.deb
 c33f9aa24c5516fa0f2b742dc238ac67 41350 devel optional systemtap-client_1.2-3_amd64.deb
 48bc7656127f0a98a8aa244555d449ed 20090 devel optional systemtap-sdt-dev_1.2-3_all.deb
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Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <> to (Sun, 19 Dec 2010 07:32:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug unarchived. Request was from Mahyuddin Susanto <> to (Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:39:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug Marked as found in versions systemtap/1.3-2 and reopened. Request was from Mahyuddin Susanto <> to (Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:39:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug Marked as found in versions systemtap/1.3-1. Request was from Mahyuddin Susanto <> to (Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:39:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug Marked as fixed in versions systemtap/1.4-1. Request was from Ritesh Raj Sarraf <> to (Sun, 27 Feb 2011 13:36:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug closed, send any further explanations to Moritz Muehlenhoff <> Request was from Ritesh Raj Sarraf <> to (Wed, 16 Mar 2011 09:03:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message sent on to Moritz Muehlenhoff <>:
Bug#603946. (Wed, 16 Mar 2011 09:03:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #27 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>
Subject: closing 603946
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 14:31:28 +0530
#the bug is fixed in 1.4-1 which is now in testing/unstable
close 603946 
Ritesh Raj Sarraf
"Necessity is the mother of invention."

Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <> to (Thu, 14 Apr 2011 07:35:53 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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