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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
Description Last Modified:  04/17/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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/archive/1/502752/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/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

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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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1185
NVD Published Date:
04/17/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017