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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1298

The ip_frag_reasm function in net/ipv4/ip_fragment.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.32-rc8, and 2.6.29 and later versions before 2.6.32, calls IP_INC_STATS_BH with an incorrect argument, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and hang) via long IP packets, possibly related to the ip_defrag function.
Publish Date : 2009-12-08 Last Update Date : 2012-03-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG as they did not include upstream commit 7c73a6fa that introduced the problem.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1298 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20091298 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-2009-1298

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29 Rc2 Git7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29 Rc8-kk Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.29.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30 RC4 X86 32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30 Rc7-git6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.30.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 68

- References For CVE-2009-1298

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:001
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=bbf31bf18d34caa87dd01f08bf713635593697f2 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/37624
SECUNIA 37624
http://secunia.com/advisories/38017
SECUNIA 38017
http://twitter.com/spendergrsec/statuses/6339560349
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:329
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:329
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0161 CONFIRM
http://www.osvdb.org/60788
OSVDB 60788
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/508517/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20091216 rPSA-2009-0161-1 hwdata kernel
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/11/linux_kernel_bugs_patched/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-869-1
UBUNTU USN-869-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=544144 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg00453.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-12786
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-December/msg00496.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-12825

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1298

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


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