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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.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red 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 NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.6.19

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:9.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_desktop:10:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:10:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


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