CVE-2009-1527 Detail

Current Description

Race condition in the ptrace_attach function in kernel/ptrace.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc4 allows local users to gain privileges via a PTRACE_ATTACH ptrace call during an exec system call that is launching a setuid application, related to locking an incorrect cred_exec_mutex object.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (05/06/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5, or Red Hat Enterprise MRG.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=cad81bc2529ab8c62b6fdc83a1c0c7f4a87209eb Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0084 Broken Link 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.30-rc4 Broken Link 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/04/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/503610/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34799 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1236 Not Applicable 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50293 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1527
NVD Published Date:
05/05/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/21/2020
Source:
MITRE