The pci_register_iommu_region function in arch/sparc/kernel/pci_common.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29 on the sparc64 platform allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by reading the /proc/iomem file, related to uninitialized pointers and the request_resource function.
Published 2009-06-04 16:30:01
Updated 2017-08-17 01:30:35
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2009-1914

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2009-1914
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 52869
IPs affected by CVE-2009-1914 227,021
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1914

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1914

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.9
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-1914

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2009-1914

  • Red Hat 2009-06-05
    Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Red Hat does not provide support for the Linux kernel on the SPARC64 architecture.

Products affected by CVE-2009-1914

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