CVE-2009-1914 Detail

Current Description

The pci_register_iommu_region function in arch/sparc/kernel/pci_common.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29 on the sparc64 platform allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by reading the /proc/iomem file, related to uninitialized pointers and the request_resource function.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/05/2009)

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. Red Hat does not provide support for the Linux kernel on the SPARC64 architecture.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=192d7a4667c6d11d1a174ec4cad9a3c5d5f9043c
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1844
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.29
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/06/03/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35415
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-793-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51196

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1914
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017
Source:
MITRE