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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0241

Stack-based buffer overflow in the process_path function in gmetad/server.c in Ganglia 3.1.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a request to the gmetad service with a long pathname.
Publish Date : 2009-01-21 Last Update Date : 2009-06-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-0241 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update of Red Hat HPC Solution may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-0241 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20090241 unix
DSA-1710 ganglia-monitor-core -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8096 unix
DSA-1710-1 ganglia-monitor-core -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13077 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0241

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ganglia Ganglia 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ganglia Ganglia 1

- References For CVE-2009-0241

http://bugzilla.ganglia.info/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=223
http://secunia.com/advisories/33506
SECUNIA 33506
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:011
http://secunia.com/advisories/34228
SECUNIA 34228
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-22.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200903-22
http://secunia.com/advisories/35416
SECUNIA 35416
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33299
BID 33299 Ganglia gmetad 'process_path()' Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-06-12
http://www.mail-archive.com/ganglia-developers@lists.sourceforge.net/msg04929.html
MLIST [Ganglia-developers] 20090113 patches for: [Sec] Gmetad server BoF and network overload + [Feature] multiple requests per conn on interactive port

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0241

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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