CVE-2009-2698 Detail

Current Description

The udp_sendmsg function in the UDP implementation in (1) net/ipv4/udp.c and (2) net/ipv6/udp.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving the MSG_MORE flag and a UDP socket.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (09/14/2009)

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 and 5 to correct this issue are available: https://rhn.redhat.com/cve/CVE-2009-2698.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1e0c14f49d6b393179f423abbac47f85618d3d46 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-08/msg00008.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1222.html Vendor Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1223.html Vendor Advisory 
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100067254 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.19 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/25/1 Mailing List 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1233.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/512019/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36108 Exploit  Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022761 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-852-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316 Permissions Required 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=518034 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11514 Third Party Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8557 Third Party Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9142 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2698
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2019
Source:
MITRE