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CVE-2009-1185 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/17/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1185
Original release date:
04/17/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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 Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e2b362d9f23d4c63018709ab5f81a02f72b91e75 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e2b362d9f23d4c63018709ab5f81a02f72b91e75
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e86a923d508c2aed371cdd958ce82489cf2ab615 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e86a923d508c2aed371cdd958ce82489cf2ab615
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10691 External Source CONFIRM http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10691
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705 External Source CONFIRM http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:020
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00012.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:025
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000060.html External Source MLIST [Security-announce] 20090710 VMSA-2009-0009 ESX Service Console updates for udev, sudo, and curl
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.446399 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2009-111-01
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063 External Source MISC http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1772 Patch External Source DEBIAN DSA-1772
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200904-18.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200904-18
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:103 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:103
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:104 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:104
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0427.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:0427
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/502752/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090417 rPSA-2009-0063-1 udev
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504849/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090711 VMSA-2009-0009 ESX Service Console updates for udev, sudo, and curl
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34536 Patch External Source BID 34536
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022067 External Source SECTRACK 1022067
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-758-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-758-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0009.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0009.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1053 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1053
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1865 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1865
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495051 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495051
https://launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1185 External Source MISC https://launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1185
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10925 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10925
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5975 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5975
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8572 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 8572
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00462.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3712
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00463.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3711

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10925
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10925
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5975
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5975

Technical Details

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