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CVE-2009-1633 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in the cifs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29.4 allow remote CIFS servers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) and possibly have unspecified other impact via (1) a malformed Unicode string, related to Unicode string area alignment in fs/cifs/sess.c; or (2) long Unicode characters, related to fs/cifs/cifssmb.c and the cifs_readdir function in fs/cifs/readdir.c.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/28/2009
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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, and 3. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1211.html , https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1106.html , and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1157.html .

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/sfrench/cifs-2.6.git;a=commit;h=7b0c8fcff47a885743125dd843db64af41af5a61 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/sfrench/cifs-2.6.git;a=commit;h=968460ebd8006d55661dec0fb86712b40d71c413 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=27b87fe52baba0a55e9723030e76fce94fabcea4 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-11/msg00005.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-11/msg00007.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00005.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=124099284225229&w=2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=124099371726547&w=2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0111 Broken Link
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1809 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1844 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1865 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.29.4 Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:148 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/14/1 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/14/4 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/05/15/2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1157.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/505254/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34612 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-793-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496572 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8588 Third Party Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9525 Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01126.html Patch Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-May/msg01271.html Third Party Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8588
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8588
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9525
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9525

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1633
NVD Published Date:
05/28/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/08/2018