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CVE-2009-2903 Detail

Description

Memory leak in the appletalk subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x through 2.4.37.6 and 2.6.x through 2.6.31, when the appletalk and ipddp modules are loaded but the ipddp"N" device is not found, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via IP-DDP datagrams.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/15/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2903
Original release date:
09/15/2009
Last revised:
04/12/2012
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.1 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/17/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue. Please see http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/docs/DOC-19077 This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5, as the affected driver is not enabled in these kernels. The affected driver is available in Red Hat Enterprise MRG. It is also available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, but only if the kernel-unsupported package is installed. Future kernel updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG will address this issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next-2.6.git;a=commit;h=ffcfb8db540ff879c2a85bf7e404954281443414 External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next-2.6.git;a=commit;h=ffcfb8db540ff879c2a85bf7e404954281443414
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-12/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:061
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-12/msg00005.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:064
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00005.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:012
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00007.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:013
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:329 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:329
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/14/1 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090914 CVE-2009-2903 kernel: appletalk: denial of service when handling IP tunnelled over DDP datagrams
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/14/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090914 Re: CVE-2009-2903 kernel: appletalk: denial of service when handling IP tunnelled over DDP datagrams
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/11 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090917 Re: CVE-2009-2903 kernel: appletalk: denial of service when handling IP tunnelled over DDP datagrams
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36379 External Source BID 36379
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-852-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-852-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522331 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522331

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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