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CVE-2009-1338 Detail

Current Description

The kill_something_info function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28 does not consider PID namespaces when processing signals directed to PID -1, which allows local users to bypass the intended namespace isolation, and send arbitrary signals to all processes in all namespaces, via a kill command.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/10/2009)

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise MRG via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1081.html .

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=d25141a818383b3c3b09f065698c544a7a0ec6e7 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/7/23/148 Patch
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0084
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1787
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1800
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.28 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/16/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/17/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/21/1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1081.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/503610/100/0/threaded
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-793-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496031 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50386

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.27
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.16
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.17
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.18
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.19
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.20
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.21
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.9
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.10
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.11
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.12
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.13
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.14
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.15
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.17
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.18
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.19
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.20
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.21
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.22
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22_rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22_rc7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.9
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.10
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.11
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.12
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.13
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.15
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.16
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.17
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23_rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12::x86_64
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.13
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.14
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 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.15
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1338
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018