CVE-2009-2584

HIGH

Description

Off-by-one error in the options_write function in drivers/misc/sgi-gru/gruprocfs.c in the SGI GRU driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.30.2 and earlier on ia64 and x86 platforms might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges via a crafted count argument, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

References

http://grsecurity.net/~spender/exploit_demo.c

http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/20/348

http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/20/362

http://secunia.com/advisories/37105

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35753

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-852-1

http://xorl.wordpress.com/2009/07/21/linux-kernel-sgi-gru-driver-off-by-one-overwrite/

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51887

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-07-23

Updated: 2018-11-16

Type: CWE-189

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