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CVE-2009-3612 Detail

Description

The tcf_fill_node function in net/sched/cls_api.c in the netlink subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.32-rc5, and 2.4.37.6 and earlier, does not initialize a certain tcm__pad2 structure member, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2005-4881.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/19/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3612
Original release date:
10/19/2009
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/17/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2009-3612 This issue has been rated as having moderate security impact. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1670.html and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540.html respectively. A future kernel update in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 will address this flaw. This issue 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 the Errata Support Policy, visit: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=ad61df918c44316940404891d5082c63e79c256a External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=ad61df918c44316940404891d5082c63e79c256a
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.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html External Source MLIST [security-announce] 20100303 VMSA-2010-0004 ESX Service Console and vMA third party updates
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/35412/ Patch External Source CONFIRM http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/35412/
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.32-rc5 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.32-rc5
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:329 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:329
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/14/1 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20091014 Re: CVE request: kernel: tc: uninitialised kernel memory leak
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/14/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20091014 CVE request kernel: tcf_fill_node() infoleak due to typo in 9ef1d4c7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/15/1 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20091014 Re: CVE request kernel: tcf_fill_node() infoleak due to typo in 9ef1d4c7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/15/3 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20091015 Re: CVE request kernel: tcf_fill_node() infoleak due to typo in 9ef1d4c7
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1670.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:1670
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-864-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-864-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-0528
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528868 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528868
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10395 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10395
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7557 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7557
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:1540
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg00190.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-11038

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10395
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10395
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7557
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7557

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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