CVE-2009-1185 Detail

Current Description

udev before 1.4.1 does not verify whether a NETLINK message originates from kernel space, which allows local users to gain privileges by sending a NETLINK message from user space.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/20/2009)

This issue has been fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0427.html . udev packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 were not affected by this flaw, as they do not use netlink sockets for communication. udev is not shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e2b362d9f23d4c63018709ab5f81a02f72b91e75 Vendor Advisory 
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e86a923d508c2aed371cdd958ce82489cf2ab615 Vendor Advisory 
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10691
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00012.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000060.html
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.446399
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1772 Patch 
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200904-18.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:103
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:104
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0427.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502752/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504849/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34536 Patch 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022067
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-758-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0009.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1053
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1865
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495051 Vendor Advisory 
https://launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1185
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10925
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5975
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8572
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00462.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00463.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1185
NVD Published Date:
04/17/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.