ID CVE-2009-1265
Summary Integer overflow in rose_sendmsg (sys/net/af_rose.c) in the Linux kernel 2.6.24.4, and other versions before 2.6.30-rc1, might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a large length value, which causes "garbage" memory to be sent.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.19
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.19
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.11
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.11
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.16
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.16
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.17
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.17
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.51
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.51
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.18
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.18
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.20
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.20
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.60
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.60
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.12
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.12
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.61
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.61
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.13
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.13
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.58
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.58
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.14
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.14
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.59
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.59
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.15
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.15
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.26
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.26
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.25
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.25
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.28
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.27
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.27
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.22
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.22
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.21
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.21
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.24
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.24
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.23
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.23
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.34
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.34
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.33
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.33
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.36
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.36
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.35
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.35
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.30
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.30
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.29
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.32
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.32
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.31
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.31
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.39
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.39
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.40
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.40
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.37
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.37
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.38
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.38
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.43
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.43
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.44
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.44
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.41
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.41
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.42
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.42
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.47
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.47
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.48
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.48
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.45
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.45
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.46
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.46
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.52
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.52
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.53
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.53
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.49
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.49
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.50
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.50
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.57
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.57
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.56
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.56
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.55
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.55
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.54
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.54
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.62
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.62
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.7
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.7
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.6
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.10
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.10
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.9
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.9
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.8
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.8
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.1
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.1
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.2
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.2
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.3
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.3
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.4
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.4
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.5
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.5
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.6
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.29.6
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 08-04-2009 - 09:39)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL NONE NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1787.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service or privilege escalation. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2008-4307 Bryn M. Reeves reported a denial of service in the NFS filesystem. Local users can trigger a kernel BUG() due to a race condition in the do_setlk function. - CVE-2008-5079 Hugo Dias reported a DoS condition in the ATM subsystem that can be triggered by a local user by calling the svc_listen function twice on the same socket and reading /proc/net/atm/*vc. - CVE-2008-5395 Helge Deller discovered a denial of service condition that allows local users on PA-RISC systems to crash a system by attempting to unwind a stack containing userspace addresses. - CVE-2008-5700 Alan Cox discovered a lack of minimum timeouts on SG_IO requests, which allows local users of systems using ATA to cause a denial of service by forcing drives into PIO mode. - CVE-2008-5701 Vlad Malov reported an issue on 64-bit MIPS systems where a local user could cause a system crash by crafing a malicious binary which makes o32 syscalls with a number less than 4000. - CVE-2008-5702 Zvonimir Rakamaric reported an off-by-one error in the ib700wdt watchdog driver which allows local users to cause a buffer underflow by making a specially crafted WDIOC_SETTIMEOUT ioctl call. - CVE-2009-0028 Chris Evans discovered a situation in which a child process can send an arbitrary signal to its parent. - CVE-2009-0029 Christian Borntraeger discovered an issue effecting the alpha, mips, powerpc, s390 and sparc64 architectures that allows local users to cause a denial of service or potentially gain elevated privileges. - CVE-2009-0031 Vegard Nossum discovered a memory leak in the keyctl subsystem that allows local users to cause a denial of service by consuming all of kernel memory. - CVE-2009-0065 Wei Yongjun discovered a memory overflow in the SCTP implementation that can be triggered by remote users, permitting remote code execution. - CVE-2009-0269 Duane Griffin provided a fix for an issue in the eCryptfs subsystem which allows local users to cause a denial of service (fault or memory corruption). - CVE-2009-0322 Pavel Roskin provided a fix for an issue in the dell_rbu driver that allows a local user to cause a denial of service (oops) by reading 0 bytes from a sysfs entry. - CVE-2009-0675 Roel Kluin discovered inverted logic in the skfddi driver that permits local, unprivileged users to reset the driver statistics. - CVE-2009-0676 Clement LECIGNE discovered a bug in the sock_getsockopt function that may result in leaking sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2009-0745 Peter Kerwien discovered an issue in the ext4 filesystem that allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel oops) during a resize operation. - CVE-2009-0834 Roland McGrath discovered an issue on amd64 kernels that allows local users to circumvent system call audit configurations which filter based on the syscall numbers or argument details. - CVE-2009-0859 Jiri Olsa discovered that a local user can cause a denial of service (system hang) using a SHM_INFO shmctl call on kernels compiled with CONFIG_SHMEM disabled. This issue does not affect prebuilt Debian kernels. - CVE-2009-1046 Mikulas Patocka reported an issue in the console subsystem that allows a local user to cause memory corruption by selecting a small number of 3-byte UTF-8 characters. - CVE-2009-1192 Shaohua Li reported an issue in the AGP subsystem that may allow local users to read sensitive kernel memory due to a leak of uninitialized memory. - CVE-2009-1242 Benjamin Gilbert reported a local denial of service vulnerability in the KVM VMX implementation that allows local users to trigger an oops. - CVE-2009-1265 Thomas Pollet reported an overflow in the af_rose implementation that allows remote attackers to retrieve uninitialized kernel memory that may contain sensitive data. - CVE-2009-1337 Oleg Nesterov discovered an issue in the exit_notify function that allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. - CVE-2009-1338 Daniel Hokka Zakrisson discovered that a kill(-1) is permitted to reach processes outside of the current process namespace. - CVE-2009-1439 Pavan Naregundi reported an issue in the CIFS filesystem code that allows remote users to overwrite memory via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response during mount.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 38668
    published 2009-05-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=38668
    title Debian DSA-1787-1 : linux-2.6.24 - denial of service/privilege escalation/information leak
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-793-1.NASL
    description Igor Zhbanov discovered that NFS clients were able to create device nodes even when root_squash was enabled. An authenticated remote attacker could create device nodes with open permissions, leading to a loss of privacy or escalation of privileges. Only Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.04 were affected. (CVE-2009-1072) Dan Carpenter discovered that SELinux did not correctly handle certain network checks when running with compat_net=1. A local attacker could exploit this to bypass network checks. Default Ubuntu installations do not enable SELinux, and only Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.04 were affected. (CVE-2009-1184) Shaohua Li discovered that memory was not correctly initialized in the AGP subsystem. A local attacker could potentially read kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2009-1192) Benjamin Gilbert discovered that the VMX implementation of KVM did not correctly handle certain registers. An attacker in a guest VM could exploit this to cause a host system crash, leading to a denial of service. This only affected 32bit hosts. Ubuntu 6.06 was not affected. (CVE-2009-1242) Thomas Pollet discovered that the Amateur Radio X.25 Packet Layer Protocol did not correctly validate certain fields. A remote attacker could exploit this to read kernel memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2009-1265) Trond Myklebust discovered that NFS did not correctly handle certain long filenames. An authenticated remote attacker could exploit this to cause a system crash, leading to a denial of service. Only Ubuntu 6.06 was affected. (CVE-2009-1336) Oleg Nesterov discovered that the kernel did not correctly handle CAP_KILL. A local user could exploit this to send signals to arbitrary processes, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-1337) Daniel Hokka Zakrisson discovered that signal handling was not correctly limited to process namespaces. A local user could bypass namespace restrictions, possibly leading to a denial of service. Only Ubuntu 8.04 was affected. (CVE-2009-1338) Pavel Emelyanov discovered that network namespace support for IPv6 was not correctly handled. A remote attacker could send specially crafted IPv6 traffic that would cause a system crash, leading to a denial of service. Only Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.04 were affected. (CVE-2009-1360) Neil Horman discovered that the e1000 network driver did not correctly validate certain fields. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted packet that would cause a system crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-1385) Pavan Naregundi discovered that CIFS did not correctly check lengths when handling certain mount requests. A remote attacker could send specially crafted traffic to cause a system crash, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-1439) Simon Vallet and Frank Filz discovered that execute permissions were not correctly handled by NFSv4. A local user could bypass permissions and run restricted programs, possibly leading to an escalation of privileges. (CVE-2009-1630) Jeff Layton and Suresh Jayaraman discovered buffer overflows in the CIFS client code. A malicious remote server could exploit this to cause a system crash or execute arbitrary code as root. (CVE-2009-1633) Mikulas Patocka discovered that /proc/iomem was not correctly initialized on Sparc. A local attacker could use this file to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. Ubuntu 6.06 was not affected. (CVE-2009-1914) Miklos Szeredi discovered that OCFS2 did not correctly handle certain splice operations. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a system hang, leading to a denial of service. Ubuntu 6.06 was not affected. (CVE-2009-1961). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-28
    plugin id 39586
    published 2009-07-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=39586
    title Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : linux, linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-793-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_KERNEL-090527.NASL
    description The Linux kernel on SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 was updated to 2.6.27.23 and received lots of bugs and security fixes. The following security issues have been fixed : - Buffer overflow in fs/cifs/connect.c in CIFS in the Linux kernel 2.6.29 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or potential code execution via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response to an SMB mount request. (CVE-2009-1439) This requires that kernel can be made to mount a 'cifs' filesystem from a malicious CIFS server. - The exit_notify function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict exit signals when the CAP_KILL capability is held, which allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. (CVE-2009-1337) The GCC option -fwrapv has been added to compilation to work around potentially removing integer overflow checks. - Integer overflow in rose_sendmsg (sys/net/af_rose.c) in the Linux kernel might allow attackers to obtain sensitive information via a large length value, which causes 'garbage' memory to be sent. (CVE-2009-1265) - The vmx_set_msr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the VMX implementation in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel on the i386 platform allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by setting the EFER_LME (aka 'Long mode enable') bit in the Extended Feature Enable Register (EFER) model-specific register, which is specific to the x86_64 platform. (CVE-2009-1242) - The __inet6_check_established function in net/ipv6/inet6_hashtables.c in the Linux kernel, when Network Namespace Support (aka NET_NS) is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving IPv6 packets. (CVE-2009-1360) - drivers/char/agp/generic.c in the agp subsystem in the Linux kernel does not zero out pages that may later be available to a user-space process, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these pages. (CVE-2009-1192) Additionaly a lot of bugs have been fixed and are listed in the RPM changelog.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 41411
    published 2009-09-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=41411
    title SuSE 11 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 927 / 929 / 930)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2009-135.NASL
    description Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in the Linux 2.6 kernel : The selinux_ip_postroute_iptables_compat function in security/selinux/hooks.c in the SELinux subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.22, and 2.6.28.x before 2.6.28.10, when compat_net is enabled, omits calls to avc_has_perm for the (1) node and (2) port, which allows local users to bypass intended restrictions on network traffic. NOTE: this was incorrectly reported as an issue fixed in 2.6.27.21. (CVE-2009-1184) The exit_notify function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc1 does not restrict exit signals when the CAP_KILL capability is held, which allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. (CVE-2009-1337) The (1) agp_generic_alloc_page and (2) agp_generic_alloc_pages functions in drivers/char/agp/generic.c in the agp subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc3 do not zero out pages that may later be available to a user-space process, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these pages. (CVE-2009-1192) The ABI in the Linux kernel 2.6.28 and earlier on s390, powerpc, sparc64, and mips 64-bit platforms requires that a 32-bit argument in a 64-bit register was properly sign extended when sent from a user-mode application, but cannot verify this, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted system call. (CVE-2009-0029) The __inet6_check_established function in net/ipv6/inet6_hashtables.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29, when Network Namespace Support (aka NET_NS) is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving IPv6 packets. (CVE-20090-1360) The inode double locking code in fs/ocfs2/file.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.30 before 2.6.30-rc3, 2.6.27 before 2.6.27.24, 2.6.29 before 2.6.29.4, and possibly other versions down to 2.6.19 allows local users to cause a denial of service (prevention of file creation and removal) via a series of splice system calls that trigger a deadlock between the generic_file_splice_write, splice_from_pipe, and ocfs2_file_splice_write functions. (CVE-2009-1961) Integer underflow in the e1000_clean_rx_irq function in drivers/net/e1000/e1000_main.c in the e1000 driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc8, the e1000e driver in the Linux kernel, and Intel Wired Ethernet (aka e1000) before 7.5.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a crafted frame size. (CVE-2009-1385) The nfs_permission function in fs/nfs/dir.c in the NFS client implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.29.3 and earlier, when atomic_open is available, does not check execute (aka EXEC or MAY_EXEC) permission bits, which allows local users to bypass permissions and execute files, as demonstrated by files on an NFSv4 fileserver. (CVE-2009-1630) Additionally, the kernel package was updated to the Linux upstream stable version 2.6.27.24. To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at : http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-19
    plugin id 39444
    published 2009-06-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=39444
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2009:135)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-6274.NASL
    description This kernel update for openSUSE 10.3 fixes some bugs and several security problems. The following security issues are fixed: A local denial of service problem in the splice(2) system call. CVE-2009-0834: The audit_syscall_entry function in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform did not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass certain syscall audit configurations via crafted syscalls. CVE-2009-1072: nfsd in the Linux kernel did not drop the CAP_MKNOD capability before handling a user request in a thread, which allows local users to create device nodes, as demonstrated on a filesystem that has been exported with the root_squash option. CVE-2009-0835 The __secure_computing function in kernel/seccomp.c in the seccomp subsystem in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform, when CONFIG_SECCOMP is enabled, does not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via crafted syscalls that are misinterpreted as (a) stat or (b) chmod. CVE-2009-1439: Buffer overflow in fs/cifs/connect.c in CIFS in the Linux kernel 2.6.29 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or potential code execution via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response to an SMB mount request. This requires that kernel can be made to mount a 'cifs' filesystem from a malicious CIFS server. CVE-2009-1337: The exit_notify function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict exit signals when the CAP_KILL capability is held, which allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. CVE-2009-0859: The shm_get_stat function in ipc/shm.c in the shm subsystem in the Linux kernel, when CONFIG_SHMEM is disabled, misinterprets the data type of an inode, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via an SHM_INFO shmctl call, as demonstrated by running the ipcs program. (SUSE is enabling CONFIG_SHMEM, so is by default not affected, the fix is just for completeness). CVE-2009-1265: Integer overflow in rose_sendmsg (sys/net/af_rose.c) in the Linux kernel might allow attackers to obtain sensitive information via a large length value, which causes 'garbage' memory to be sent. CVE-2009-0028: The clone system call in the Linux kernel allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a parent process from an unprivileged child process by launching an additional child process with the CLONE_PARENT flag, and then letting this new process exit. CVE-2009-0676: The sock_getsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via an SO_BSDCOMPAT getsockopt request. CVE-2009-0322: drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a read system call that specifies zero bytes from the (1) image_type or (2) packet_size file in /sys/devices/platform/dell_rbu/. CVE-2009-0269: fs/ecryptfs/inode.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (fault or memory corruption), or possibly have unspecified other impact, via a readlink call that results in an error, leading to use of a -1 return value as an array index. CVE-2009-0065: Buffer overflow in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via an FWD-TSN (aka FORWARD-TSN) chunk with a large stream ID. CVE-2008-5702: Buffer underflow in the ibwdt_ioctl function in drivers/watchdog/ib700wdt.c in the Linux kernel might allow local users to have an unknown impact via a certain /dev/watchdog WDIOC_SETTIMEOUT IOCTL call. CVE-2008-4554: The do_splice_from function in fs/splice.c in the Linux kernel does not reject file descriptors that have the O_APPEND flag set, which allows local users to bypass append mode and make arbitrary changes to other locations in the file. Some other non-security bugs were fixed, please see the RPM changelog.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 39335
    published 2009-06-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=39335
    title openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-6274)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-6237.NASL
    description The Linux kernel on SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Service Pack 2 was updated to fix various security issues and several bugs. The following security issues were fixed: CVE-2009-0834: The audit_syscall_entry function in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform did not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass certain syscall audit configurations via crafted syscalls. - nfsd in the Linux kernel did not drop the CAP_MKNOD capability before handling a user request in a thread, which allows local users to create device nodes, as demonstrated on a filesystem that has been exported with the root_squash option. (CVE-2009-1072) - The __secure_computing function in kernel/seccomp.c in the seccomp subsystem in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform, when CONFIG_SECCOMP is enabled, does not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via crafted syscalls that are misinterpreted as (a) stat or (b) chmod. (CVE-2009-0835) - Buffer overflow in fs/cifs/connect.c in CIFS in the Linux kernel 2.6.29 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or potential code execution via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response to an SMB mount request. (CVE-2009-1439) This requires that kernel can be made to mount a 'cifs' filesystem from a malicious CIFS server. - The exit_notify function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict exit signals when the CAP_KILL capability is held, which allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. (CVE-2009-1337) - The shm_get_stat function in ipc/shm.c in the shm subsystem in the Linux kernel, when CONFIG_SHMEM is disabled, misinterprets the data type of an inode, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via an SHM_INFO shmctl call, as demonstrated by running the ipcs program. (SUSE is enabling CONFIG_SHMEM, so is by default not affected, the fix is just for completeness). (CVE-2009-0859) The GCC option -fwrapv has been added to compilation to work around potentially removing integer overflow checks. - Integer overflow in rose_sendmsg (sys/net/af_rose.c) in the Linux kernel might allow attackers to obtain sensitive information via a large length value, which causes 'garbage' memory to be sent. (CVE-2009-1265) Also a number of bugs were fixed, for details please see the RPM changelog.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 41539
    published 2009-09-24
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=41539
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 6237)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_KERNEL-6236.NASL
    description The Linux kernel on SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 Service Pack 2 was updated to fix various security issues and several bugs. The following security issues were fixed: CVE-2009-0834: The audit_syscall_entry function in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform did not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass certain syscall audit configurations via crafted syscalls. - nfsd in the Linux kernel did not drop the CAP_MKNOD capability before handling a user request in a thread, which allows local users to create device nodes, as demonstrated on a filesystem that has been exported with the root_squash option. (CVE-2009-1072) - The __secure_computing function in kernel/seccomp.c in the seccomp subsystem in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform, when CONFIG_SECCOMP is enabled, does not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via crafted syscalls that are misinterpreted as (a) stat or (b) chmod. (CVE-2009-0835) - Buffer overflow in fs/cifs/connect.c in CIFS in the Linux kernel 2.6.29 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or potential code execution via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response to an SMB mount request. (CVE-2009-1439) This requires that kernel can be made to mount a 'cifs' filesystem from a malicious CIFS server. - The exit_notify function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict exit signals when the CAP_KILL capability is held, which allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. (CVE-2009-1337) - The shm_get_stat function in ipc/shm.c in the shm subsystem in the Linux kernel, when CONFIG_SHMEM is disabled, misinterprets the data type of an inode, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via an SHM_INFO shmctl call, as demonstrated by running the ipcs program. (SUSE is enabling CONFIG_SHMEM, so is by default not affected, the fix is just for completeness). (CVE-2009-0859) The GCC option -fwrapv has been added to compilation to work around potentially removing integer overflow checks. - Integer overflow in rose_sendmsg (sys/net/af_rose.c) in the Linux kernel might allow attackers to obtain sensitive information via a large length value, which causes 'garbage' memory to be sent. (CVE-2009-1265) Also a number of bugs were fixed, for details please see the RPM changelog.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-22
    plugin id 59137
    published 2012-05-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=59137
    title SuSE 10 Security Update : the Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 6236)
  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
    NASL id MANDRIVA_MDVSA-2009-119.NASL
    description Some vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in the Linux 2.6 kernel : The exit_notify function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc1 does not restrict exit signals when the CAP_KILL capability is held, which allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. (CVE-2009-1337) The selinux_ip_postroute_iptables_compat function in security/selinux/hooks.c in the SELinux subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.22, and 2.6.28.x before 2.6.28.10, when compat_net is enabled, omits calls to avc_has_perm for the (1) node and (2) port, which allows local users to bypass intended restrictions on network traffic. NOTE: this was incorrectly reported as an issue fixed in 2.6.27.21. (CVE-2009-1184) drivers/char/agp/generic.c in the agp subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc3 does not zero out pages that may later be available to a user-space process, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these pages. (CVE-2009-1192) Integer overflow in rose_sendmsg (sys/net/af_rose.c) in the Linux kernel 2.6.24.4, and other versions before 2.6.30-rc1, might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a large length value, which causes garbage memory to be sent. (CVE-2009-1265) To update your kernel, please follow the directions located at : http://www.mandriva.com/en/security/kernelupdate
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 48145
    published 2010-07-30
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=48145
    title Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2009:119)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_1_KERNEL-090527.NASL
    description This Linux kernel update for openSUSE 11.1 fixes lots of bugs and some security issues. The kernel was also updated to the 2.6.27.23 stable release. Following security issues have been fixed: CVE-2009-1439: Buffer overflow in fs/cifs/connect.c in CIFS in the Linux kernel 2.6.29 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or potential code execution via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response to an SMB mount request. This requires that kernel can be made to mount a 'cifs' filesystem from a malicious CIFS server. CVE-2009-1337: The exit_notify function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict exit signals when the CAP_KILL capability is held, which allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. The GCC option -fwrapv has been added to compilation to work around potentially removing integer overflow checks. CVE-2009-1265: Integer overflow in rose_sendmsg (sys/net/af_rose.c) in the Linux kernel might allow attackers to obtain sensitive information via a large length value, which causes 'garbage' memory to be sent. CVE-2009-1242: The vmx_set_msr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the VMX implementation in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel on the i386 platform allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by setting the EFER_LME (aka 'Long mode enable') bit in the Extended Feature Enable Register (EFER) model-specific register, which is specific to the x86_64 platform. CVE-2009-1360: The __inet6_check_established function in net/ipv6/inet6_hashtables.c in the Linux kernel, when Network Namespace Support (aka NET_NS) is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving IPv6 packets. CVE-2009-1192: drivers/char/agp/generic.c in the agp subsystem in the Linux kernel does not zero out pages that may later be available to a user-space process, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these pages. Additionaly a lot of bugs have been fixed and are listed in the RPM changelog.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 40250
    published 2009-07-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=40250
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (kernel-932)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_11_0_KERNEL-090602.NASL
    description This kernel update for openSUSE 11.0 fixes some bugs and several security problems. The following security issues are fixed: A local denial of service problem in the splice(2) system call. CVE-2009-1630: The nfs_permission function in fs/nfs/dir.c in the NFS client implementation in the Linux kernel when atomic_open is available, does not check execute (aka EXEC or MAY_EXEC) permission bits, which allows local users to bypass permissions and execute files, as demonstrated by files on an NFSv4 fileserver. CVE-2009-0834: The audit_syscall_entry function in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform did not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass certain syscall audit configurations via crafted syscalls. CVE-2009-1072: nfsd in the Linux kernel did not drop the CAP_MKNOD capability before handling a user request in a thread, which allows local users to create device nodes, as demonstrated on a filesystem that has been exported with the root_squash option. CVE-2009-0835 The __secure_computing function in kernel/seccomp.c in the seccomp subsystem in the Linux kernel on the x86_64 platform, when CONFIG_SECCOMP is enabled, does not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via crafted syscalls that are misinterpreted as (a) stat or (b) chmod. CVE-2009-1439: Buffer overflow in fs/cifs/connect.c in CIFS in the Linux kernel 2.6.29 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or potential code execution via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response to an SMB mount request. This requires that kernel can be made to mount a 'cifs' filesystem from a malicious CIFS server. CVE-2009-1337: The exit_notify function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel did not restrict exit signals when the CAP_KILL capability is held, which allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. CVE-2009-0859: The shm_get_stat function in ipc/shm.c in the shm subsystem in the Linux kernel, when CONFIG_SHMEM is disabled, misinterprets the data type of an inode, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via an SHM_INFO shmctl call, as demonstrated by running the ipcs program. (SUSE is enabling CONFIG_SHMEM, so is by default not affected, the fix is just for completeness). CVE-2009-1242: The vmx_set_msr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the VMX implementation in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel on the i386 platform allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by setting the EFER_LME (aka 'Long mode enable') bit in the Extended Feature Enable Register (EFER) model-specific register, which is specific to the x86_64 platform. CVE-2009-1265: Integer overflow in rose_sendmsg (sys/net/af_rose.c) in the Linux kernel might allow attackers to obtain sensitive information via a large length value, which causes 'garbage' memory to be sent. CVE-2009-0028: The clone system call in the Linux kernel allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a parent process from an unprivileged child process by launching an additional child process with the CLONE_PARENT flag, and then letting this new process exit. CVE-2009-0675: The skfp_ioctl function in drivers/net/skfp/skfddi.c in the Linux kernel permits SKFP_CLR_STATS requests only when the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability is absent, instead of when this capability is present, which allows local users to reset the driver statistics, related to an 'inverted logic' issue. CVE-2009-0676: The sock_getsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via an SO_BSDCOMPAT getsockopt request. CVE-2009-0322: drivers/firmware/dell_rbu.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a read system call that specifies zero bytes from the (1) image_type or (2) packet_size file in /sys/devices/platform/dell_rbu/. CVE-2009-0269: fs/ecryptfs/inode.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (fault or memory corruption), or possibly have unspecified other impact, via a readlink call that results in an error, leading to use of a -1 return value as an array index. CVE-2009-0065: Buffer overflow in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via an FWD-TSN (aka FORWARD-TSN) chunk with a large stream ID. Some other non-security bugs were fixed, please see the RPM changelog.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 40012
    published 2009-07-21
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=40012
    title openSUSE Security Update : kernel (kernel-951)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1794.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to denial of service, privilege escalation, or information leak. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2008-4307 Bryn M. Reeves reported a denial of service in the NFS filesystem. Local users can trigger a kernel BUG() due to a race condition in the do_setlk function. - CVE-2008-5395 Helge Deller discovered a denial of service condition that allows local users on PA-RISC to crash the system by attempting to unwind a stack containing userspace addresses. - CVE-2008-5701 Vlad Malov reported an issue on 64-bit MIPS where a local user could cause a system crash by crafting a malicious binary which makes o32 syscalls with a number less than 4000. - CVE-2008-5702 Zvonimir Rakamaric reported an off-by-one error in the ib700wdt watchdog driver which allows local users to cause a buffer underflow by making a specially crafted WDIOC_SETTIMEOUT ioctl call. - CVE-2008-5713 Flavio Leitner discovered that a local user can cause a denial of service by generating large amounts of traffic on a large SMP system, resulting in soft lockups. - CVE-2009-0028 Chris Evans discovered a situation in which a child process can send an arbitrary signal to its parent. - CVE-2009-0029 Christian Borntraeger discovered an issue effecting the alpha, mips, powerpc, s390 and sparc64 architectures that allows local users to cause a denial of service or potentially gain elevated privileges. - CVE-2009-0031 Vegard Nossum discovered a memory leak in the keyctl subsystem that allows local users to cause a denial of service by consuming all available kernel memory. - CVE-2009-0065 Wei Yongjun discovered a memory overflow in the SCTP implementation that can be triggered by remote users, permitting remote code execution. - CVE-2009-0322 Pavel Roskin provided a fix for an issue in the dell_rbu driver that allows a local user to cause a denial of service (oops) by reading 0 bytes from a sysfs entry. - CVE-2009-0675 Roel Kluin discovered inverted logic in the skfddi driver that permits local, unprivileged users to reset the driver statistics. - CVE-2009-0676 Clement LECIGNE discovered a bug in the sock_getsockopt function that may result in leaking sensitive kernel memory. - CVE-2009-0834 Roland McGrath discovered an issue on amd64 kernels that allows local users to circumvent system call audit configurations which filter based on the syscall numbers or argument details. - CVE-2009-0859 Jiri Olsa discovered that a local user can cause a denial of service (system hang) using a SHM_INFO shmctl call on kernels compiled with CONFIG_SHMEM disabled. This issue does not affect prebuilt Debian kernels. - CVE-2009-1192 Shaohua Li reported an issue in the AGP subsystem that may allow local users to read sensitive kernel memory due to a leak of uninitialized memory. - CVE-2009-1265 Thomas Pollet reported an overflow in the af_rose implementation that allows remote attackers to retrieve uninitialized kernel memory that may contain sensitive data. - CVE-2009-1336 Trond Myklebust reported an issue in the encode_lookup() function in the nfs server subsystem that allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops in encode_lookup()) by use of a long filename. - CVE-2009-1337 Oleg Nesterov discovered an issue in the exit_notify function that allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. - CVE-2009-1439 Pavan Naregundi reported an issue in the CIFS filesystem code that allows remote users to overwrite memory via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response during mount.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-28
    plugin id 38722
    published 2009-05-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=38722
    title Debian DSA-1794-1 : linux-2.6 - denial of service/privilege escalation/information leak
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-1800.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a denial of service, privilege escalation or a sensitive memory leak. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2009-0028 Chris Evans discovered a situation in which a child process can send an arbitrary signal to its parent. - CVE-2009-0834 Roland McGrath discovered an issue on amd64 kernels that allows local users to circumvent system call audit configurations which filter based on the syscall numbers or argument details. - CVE-2009-0835 Roland McGrath discovered an issue on amd64 kernels with CONFIG_SECCOMP enabled. By making a specially crafted syscall, local users can bypass access restrictions. - CVE-2009-0859 Jiri Olsa discovered that a local user can cause a denial of service (system hang) using a SHM_INFO shmctl call on kernels compiled with CONFIG_SHMEM disabled. This issue does not affect prebuilt Debian kernels. - CVE-2009-1046 Mikulas Patocka reported an issue in the console subsystem that allows a local user to cause memory corruption by selecting a small number of 3-byte UTF-8 characters. - CVE-2009-1072 Igor Zhbanov reported that nfsd was not properly dropping CAP_MKNOD, allowing users to create device nodes on file systems exported with root_squash. - CVE-2009-1184 Dan Carpenter reported a coding issue in the selinux subsystem that allows local users to bypass certain networking checks when running with compat_net=1. - CVE-2009-1192 Shaohua Li reported an issue in the AGP subsystem they may allow local users to read sensitive kernel memory due to a leak of uninitialized memory. - CVE-2009-1242 Benjamin Gilbert reported a local denial of service vulnerability in the KVM VMX implementation that allows local users to trigger an oops. - CVE-2009-1265 Thomas Pollet reported an overflow in the af_rose implementation that allows remote attackers to retrieve uninitialized kernel memory that may contain sensitive data. - CVE-2009-1337 Oleg Nesterov discovered an issue in the exit_notify function that allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application. - CVE-2009-1338 Daniel Hokka Zakrisson discovered that a kill(-1) is permitted to reach processes outside of the current process namespace. - CVE-2009-1439 Pavan Naregundi reported an issue in the CIFS filesystem code that allows remote users to overwrite memory via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response during mount.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 38795
    published 2009-05-18
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=38795
    title Debian DSA-1800-1 : linux-2.6 - denial of service/privilege escalation/sensitive memory leak
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confirm http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=83e0bbcbe2145f160fbaa109b0439dae7f4a38a9
debian
  • DSA-1787
  • DSA-1794
  • DSA-1800
mandriva
  • MDVSA-2009:119
  • MDVSA-2009:135
misc http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10423
mlist [oss-security] 20090408 CVE-2009-1265 kernel: af_rose/x25: Sanity check the maximum user frame size
osvdb
  • 53571
  • 53630
  • 53631
secunia
  • 34981
  • 35011
  • 35121
  • 35185
  • 35387
  • 35390
  • 35394
  • 35656
suse
  • SUSE-SA:2009:028
  • SUSE-SA:2009:030
  • SUSE-SA:2009:031
  • SUSE-SA:2009:032
ubuntu USN-793-1
statements via4
contributor Tomas Hoger
lastmodified 2009-06-17
organization Red Hat
statement This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 4, 5, or Red Hat Enterprise MRG, as the affected driver is not enabled in these kernels. The affected driver is available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, but only if the kernel-unsupported package is installed. This issue has been rated as having moderate security impact as it does not lead to a denial of service or privilege escalation. As Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is now in Production 3 of its maintenance life-cycle, http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata, and the affected driver can only be enabled when using the unsupported kernel-unsupported package, a fix for this issue is not currently planned to be included in the future updates.
Last major update 23-03-2012 - 00:00
Published 07-04-2009 - 21:30
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