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Linux : Security Vulnerabilities Published In 2009 (Gain Privilege)

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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2009-4004 119 DoS Overflow +Priv Mem. Corr. 2009-11-19 2017-08-16
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Buffer overflow in the kvm_vcpu_ioctl_x86_setup_mce function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via a KVM_X86_SETUP_MCE IOCTL request that specifies a large number of Machine Check Exception (MCE) banks.
2 CVE-2009-3725 264 +Priv Bypass 2009-11-06 2012-03-19
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The connector layer in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.5 does not require the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for certain interaction with the (1) uvesafb, (2) pohmelfs, (3) dst, or (4) dm subsystem, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions and gain privileges via calls to functions in these subsystems.
3 CVE-2009-3640 20 DoS +Priv 2009-10-29 2017-08-16
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The update_cr8_intercept function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc1 does not properly handle the absence of an Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller (APIC), which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a call to the kvm_vcpu_ioctl function.
4 CVE-2009-3624 310 DoS +Priv 2009-11-02 2012-03-19
4.6
None Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
The get_instantiation_keyring function in security/keys/keyctl.c in the KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc5 does not properly maintain the reference count of a keyring, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (OOPS) via vectors involving calls to this function without specifying a keyring by ID, as demonstrated by a series of keyctl request2 and keyctl list commands.
5 CVE-2009-3620 20 DoS +Priv 2009-10-22 2017-09-18
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The ATI Rage 128 (aka r128) driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-git11 does not properly verify Concurrent Command Engine (CCE) state initialization, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified ioctl calls.
6 CVE-2009-3547 362 DoS +Priv 2009-11-04 2017-09-18
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Multiple race conditions in fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc6 allow local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or gain privileges by attempting to open an anonymous pipe via a /proc/*/fd/ pathname.
7 CVE-2009-3286 264 +Priv 2009-09-22 2017-09-18
4.6
None Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
NFSv4 in the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and possibly other versions, does not properly clean up an inode when an O_EXCL create fails, which causes files to be created with insecure settings such as setuid bits, and possibly allows local users to gain privileges, related to the execution of the do_open_permission function even when a create fails.
8 CVE-2009-3080 DoS +Priv 2009-11-20 2017-09-18
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Array index error in the gdth_read_event function in drivers/scsi/gdth.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc8 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly gain privileges via a negative event index in an IOCTL request.
9 CVE-2009-3043 399 DoS +Priv 2009-09-02 2012-03-19
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The tty_ldisc_hangup function in drivers/char/tty_ldisc.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.31-rc before 2.6.31-rc8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash, sometimes preceded by a NULL pointer dereference) or possibly gain privileges via certain pseudo-terminal I/O activity, as demonstrated by KernelTtyTest.c.
10 CVE-2009-2848 DoS +Priv Mem. Corr. 2009-08-18 2017-09-18
4.7
None Local Medium Not required None None Complete
The execve function in the Linux kernel, possibly 2.6.30-rc6 and earlier, does not properly clear the current->clear_child_tid pointer, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via a clone system call with CLONE_CHILD_SETTID or CLONE_CHILD_CLEARTID enabled, which is not properly handled during thread creation and exit.
11 CVE-2009-2767 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2009-08-14 2017-08-16
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The init_posix_timers function in kernel/posix-timers.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) or possibly gain privileges via a CLOCK_MONOTONIC_RAW clock_nanosleep call that triggers a NULL pointer dereference.
12 CVE-2009-2698 DoS +Priv 2009-08-27 2017-09-18
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
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.
13 CVE-2009-2695 119 Overflow +Priv 2009-08-28 2017-09-18
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc7 does not properly prevent mmap operations that target page zero and other low memory addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges by exploiting NULL pointer dereference vulnerabilities, related to (1) the default configuration of the allow_unconfined_mmap_low boolean in SELinux on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, (2) an error that causes allow_unconfined_mmap_low to be ignored in the unconfined_t domain, (3) lack of a requirement for the CAP_SYS_RAWIO capability for these mmap operations, and (4) interaction between the mmap_min_addr protection mechanism and certain application programs.
14 CVE-2009-2692 119 2 Overflow +Priv 2009-08-14 2017-09-18
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The Linux kernel 2.6.0 through 2.6.30.4, and 2.4.4 through 2.4.37.4, does not initialize all function pointers for socket operations in proto_ops structures, which allows local users to trigger a NULL pointer dereference and gain privileges by using mmap to map page zero, placing arbitrary code on this page, and then invoking an unavailable operation, as demonstrated by the sendpage operation (sock_sendpage function) on a PF_PPPOX socket.
15 CVE-2009-2584 189 Overflow +Priv 2009-07-23 2017-08-16
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
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.
16 CVE-2009-2407 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2009-07-31 2017-09-18
6.9
Admin Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Heap-based buffer overflow in the parse_tag_3_packet function in fs/ecryptfs/keystore.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors involving a crafted eCryptfs file, related to a large encrypted key size in a Tag 3 packet.
17 CVE-2009-2406 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2009-07-31 2017-09-18
6.9
Admin Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Stack-based buffer overflow in the parse_tag_11_packet function in fs/ecryptfs/keystore.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors involving a crafted eCryptfs file, related to not ensuring that the key signature length in a Tag 11 packet is compatible with the key signature buffer size.
18 CVE-2009-1897 119 Overflow +Priv 2009-07-20 2017-08-16
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The tun_chr_poll function in drivers/net/tun.c in the tun subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.30 and 2.6.30.1, when the -fno-delete-null-pointer-checks gcc option is omitted, allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving a NULL pointer dereference and an mmap of /dev/net/tun, a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-1894.
19 CVE-2009-1527 362 +Priv 2009-05-05 2017-08-16
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in the ptrace_attach function in kernel/ptrace.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc4 allows local users to gain privileges via a PTRACE_ATTACH ptrace call during an exec system call that is launching a setuid application, related to locking an incorrect cred_exec_mutex object.
20 CVE-2009-0605 119 DoS Overflow +Priv Mem. Corr. 2009-02-17 2012-03-19
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
Stack consumption vulnerability in the do_page_fault function in arch/x86/mm/fault.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors that trigger page faults on a machine that has a registered Kprobes probe.
21 CVE-2009-0029 20 DoS +Priv 2009-01-15 2012-03-19
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The ABI in the Linux kernel 2.6.28 and earlier on s390, powerpc, sparc64, and mips 64-bit platforms requires that a 32-bit argument in a 64-bit register was properly sign extended when sent from a user-mode application, but cannot verify this, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted system call.
22 CVE-2009-0024 264 DoS +Priv 2009-01-13 2012-03-19
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The sys_remap_file_pages function in mm/fremap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.24.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service or gain privileges via unspecified vectors, related to the vm_file structure member, and the mmap_region and do_munmap functions.
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