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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1185 (1 public exploit)

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.
Publish Date : 2009-04-17 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 20

- Vendor Statements

This issue has been fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0427.html . udev packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 were not affected by this flaw, as they do not use netlink sockets for communication. udev is not shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat imporant
7.2
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2009-04-08 2009-04-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1185 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20091185 unix
ELSA-2009:0427: udev security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22746 unix
RHSA-2009:0427: udev security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090427 unix
udev before 1.4.1 does not verify whether a NETLINK message originates from kernel space, which allows local users to ga... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10925 unix
udev Netlink Message Validation Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5975 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-2009-1185

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.4-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.5-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.8-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Kernel Udev 0.0.9-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.0-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.1-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Kernel Udev 0.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Kernel Udev 0.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Kernel Udev 0.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Kernel Udev 0.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Kernel Udev 0.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Kernel Udev 0.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Kernel Udev 0.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Kernel Udev 0.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Kernel Udev 0.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Kernel Udev 0.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Kernel Udev 0.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Kernel Udev 0.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Kernel Udev 0.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Kernel Udev 0.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application Kernel Udev 0.7.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application Kernel Udev 0.8.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 Application Kernel Udev 0.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 Application Kernel Udev 1.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 Application Kernel Udev 1.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 Application Kernel Udev 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
135 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
136 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
137 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
138 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
139 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
140 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
141 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
142 Application Kernel Udev 1.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
143 Application Kernel Udev 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Kernel Udev 143

- References For CVE-2009-1185

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00012.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:025
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:020
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e86a923d508c2aed371cdd958ce82489cf2ab615 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/hotplug/udev.git;a=commitdiff;h=e2b362d9f23d4c63018709ab5f81a02f72b91e75 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34536
BID 34536 udev Netlink Message Validation Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2012-09-14
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1772
DEBIAN DSA-1772
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00463.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3711
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2009/000060.html
MLIST [Security-announce] 20090710 VMSA-2009-0009 ESX Service Console updates for udev, sudo, and curl
http://secunia.com/advisories/34731
SECUNIA 34731
http://secunia.com/advisories/34750
SECUNIA 34750
http://secunia.com/advisories/34753
SECUNIA 34753
http://secunia.com/advisories/34771
SECUNIA 34771
http://secunia.com/advisories/34776
SECUNIA 34776
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063 CONFIRM
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2009&m=slackware-security.446399
SLACKWARE SSA:2009-111-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/35766
SECUNIA 35766
http://secunia.com/advisories/34801
SECUNIA 34801
http://secunia.com/advisories/34787
SECUNIA 34787
http://secunia.com/advisories/34785
SECUNIA 34785
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200904-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200904-18
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0063
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:104
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:104
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:103
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:103
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0427.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0427
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/8572
MILW0RM 8572
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/502752/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090417 rPSA-2009-0063-1 udev
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504849/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090711 VMSA-2009-0009 ESX Service Console updates for udev, sudo, and curl
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022067
SECTRACK 1022067
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-758-1
UBUNTU USN-758-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0009.html CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495051 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1865
VUPEN ADV-2009-1865
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1053
VUPEN ADV-2009-1053
https://launchpad.net/bugs/cve/2009-1185
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00462.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-3712

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1185

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