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CVE-2009-3001 Detail

Current Description

The llc_ui_getname function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.31-rc7 and earlier does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to read the contents of some kernel memory locations by calling getsockname on an AF_LLC socket.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/28/2009
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/31/2009)

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. Red Hat does not provide support for PF_LLC sockets in the Linux kernels.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=28e9fc592cb8c7a43e4d3147b38be6032a0e81bc Vendor Advisory
http://jon.oberheide.org/files/llc-getsockname-leak.c Broken Link
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/9513 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/26/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36126 Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-852-1 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=519305 Exploit Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/52732 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3001
NVD Published Date:
08/28/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/16/2018