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Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Sebastian Krahmer discovered that udev did not correctly validate
netlink message senders. A local attacker could send specially crafted
messages to udev in order to gain root privileges. (CVE-2009-1185)
Sebastian Krahmer discovered a buffer overflow in the path encoding
routines in udev. A local attacker could exploit this to crash udev,
leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2009-1186).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36530 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1185CVE-2009-1186
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