CVE-2009-3228 Detail

Current Description

The tc_fill_tclass function in net/sched/sch_api.c in the tc subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x before 2.4.37.6 and 2.6.x before 2.6.31-rc9 does not initialize certain (1) tcm__pad1 and (2) tcm__pad2 structure members, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (11/04/2009)

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1522.html , https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1548 and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540 respectively. It has been rated as having moderate security impact and is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, due to this product being in Production 3 of its maintenance life-cycle, where only qualified security errata of important or critical impact are addressed. For further information about Errata Support Policy, visit: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.4.37.y.git;a=commit;h=096ed17f20affc2db0e307658c69b67433992a7a Broken Link 
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=16ebb5e0b36ceadc8186f71d68b0c4fa4b6e781b Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html Third Party Advisory 
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/32830/ Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.37.6 Broken Link 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/v2.6.31/ChangeLog-2.6.31-rc9 Broken Link 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:198 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/03/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/05/2 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/06/2 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/07/2 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/9 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1522.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023073 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-864-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=520990 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6757 Third Party Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9409 Third Party Advisory 
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540.html Third Party Advisory 
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1548.html Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-909 Missing Initialization of Resource cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3228
NVD Published Date:
10/19/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/13/2020
Source:
MITRE