CVE-2009-2698

HIGH

Description

The udp_sendmsg function in the UDP implementation in (1) net/ipv4/udp.c and (2) net/ipv6/udp.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving the MSG_MORE flag and a UDP socket.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1e0c14f49d6b393179f423abbac47f85618d3d46

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-08/msg00008.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1222.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1223.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/23073

http://secunia.com/advisories/36430

http://secunia.com/advisories/36510

http://secunia.com/advisories/37105

http://secunia.com/advisories/37298

http://secunia.com/advisories/37471

http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100067254

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.19

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/25/1

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1233.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/512019/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36108

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022761

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

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=518034

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11514

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8557

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9142

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-08-27

Updated: 2018-10-10

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