CVE-2009-1185

HIGH

Description

udev before 1.4.1 does not verify whether a NETLINK message originates from kernel space, which allows local users to gain privileges by sending a NETLINK message from user space.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e2b362d9f23d4c63018709ab5f81a02f72b91e75

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e86a923d508c2aed371cdd958ce82489cf2ab615

http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10691

http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00006.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00012.html

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000060.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/34731

http://secunia.com/advisories/34750

http://secunia.com/advisories/34753

http://secunia.com/advisories/34771

http://secunia.com/advisories/34776

http://secunia.com/advisories/34785

http://secunia.com/advisories/34787

http://secunia.com/advisories/34801

http://secunia.com/advisories/35766

http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.446399

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1772

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200904-18.xml

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:103

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:104

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0427.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502752/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504849/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34536

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022067

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-758-1

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0009.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1053

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1865

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495051

https://launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1185

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10925

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5975

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8572

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00462.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00463.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-04-17

Updated: 2018-10-10

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH