CVE-2009-1250 Detail

Current Description

The cache manager in the client in OpenAFS 1.0 through 1.4.8 and 1.5.0 through 1.5.58, and IBM AFS 3.6 before Patch 19, on Linux allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an RX response with a large error-code value that is interpreted as a pointer and dereferenced, related to use of the ERR_PTR macro.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201101-05.xml
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21396389
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1ID71123
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1768
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:099
http://www.openafs.org/security/OPENAFS-SA-2009-002.txt
http://www.openafs.org/security/openafs-sa-2009-002.patch Exploit 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34404
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0984
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0117

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1250
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2009
NVD Last Modified:
01/26/2011
Source:
MITRE