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CVE-2009-5064 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** ldd in the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) 2.13 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file linked with a modified loader that omits certain LD_TRACE_LOADED_OBJECTS checks. NOTE: the GNU C Library vendor states "This is just nonsense. There are a gazillion other ways to introduce code if people are downloading arbitrary binaries and install them in appropriate directories or set LD_LIBRARY_PATH etc."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/10 Exploit
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/13 Exploit Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/07/7 Exploit
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/08/1 Exploit Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/08/10 Exploit Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/08/2 Exploit Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/08/3 Exploit Patch
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/08/7 Exploit Patch
http://reverse.lostrealm.com/protect/ldd.html Exploit
http://www.catonmat.net/blog/ldd-arbitrary-code-execution/ Exploit
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1526.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=531160 Exploit Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=682998 Exploit Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.02:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.06:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.07:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.08:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.09:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:1.09.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:glibc:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.1.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-5064
NVD Published Date:
03/30/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2012