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CVE-2009-1894 Detail

Description

Race condition in PulseAudio 0.9.9, 0.9.10, and 0.9.14 allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving creation of a hard link, related to the application setting LD_BIND_NOW to 1, and then calling execv on the target of the /proc/self/exe symlink.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/17/2009

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:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.cr0.org/2009/07/old-school-local-root-vulnerability-in.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-13.xml
http://taviso.decsystem.org/research.html
http://www.akitasecurity.nl/advisory.php?id=AK20090602
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1838
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:152
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:171
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/505052/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35721 Exploit Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-804-1
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/pulseaudio-0.9.10-1.el5.2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=510071 Exploit Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51804

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pulseaudio:pulseaudio:0.9.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pulseaudio:pulseaudio:0.9.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pulseaudio:pulseaudio:0.9.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1894
NVD Published Date:
07/17/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018