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CVE-2009-0269 Detail

Description

fs/ecryptfs/inode.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.1 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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/26/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0269
Original release date:
01/26/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;h=a17d5232de7b53d34229de79ec22f4bb04adb7e4 External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;h=a17d5232de7b53d34229de79ec22f4bb04adb7e4
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:010
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00000.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:030
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00001.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:031
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1749 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1749
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1787 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1787
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.28.1 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.28.1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:118 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:118
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0326.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:0326
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0360.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:0360
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33412 Patch External Source BID 33412
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-751-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-751-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/48188 External Source XF linux-kernel-readlink-bo(48188)
https://lists.launchpad.net/ecryptfs-devel/msg00010.html External Source MLIST [ecryptfs-devel] 20081222 Re: [PATCH, v5] eCryptfs: check readlink result was not an error before using it
https://lists.launchpad.net/ecryptfs-devel/msg00011.html External Source MLIST [ecryptfs-devel] 20081222 Re: [PATCH, v5] eCryptfs: check readlink result was not an error before using it
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8169 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8169
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8944 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8944

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8169
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8169
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8944
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8944

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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