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CVE-2009-2584 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in the options_write function in drivers/misc/sgi-gru/gruprocfs.c in the SGI GRU driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.30.2 and earlier on ia64 and x86 platforms might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges via a crafted count argument, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/23/2009
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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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/27/2009)

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://grsecurity.net/~spender/exploit_demo.c Exploit Third Party Advisory
http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/20/348 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/20/362 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35753 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-852-1 Third Party Advisory
http://xorl.wordpress.com/2009/07/21/linux-kernel-sgi-gru-driver-off-by-one-overwrite/ Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51887 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2584
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/16/2018