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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2698

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.
Publish Date : 2009-08-27 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 and 5 to correct this issue are available: https://rhn.redhat.com/cve/CVE-2009-2698.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
7.2
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2009-08-18 2009-08-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2698 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20092698 unix
DSA-1872 linux-2.6 -- denial of service/privilege escalation/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8168 unix
DSA-1872-1 linux-2.6 -- denial of service/privilege escalation/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13505 unix
ELSA-2009:1222: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22460 unix
RHSA-2009:1222 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28627 unix
RHSA-2009:1222: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091222 unix
RHSA-2009:1223: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091223 unix
RHSA-2009:1233: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091233 unix
Service Console update for COS kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11514 unix
The udp_sendmsg function in the UDP implementation in (1) net/ipv4/udp.c and (2) net/ipv6/udp.c in the Linux kernel befo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9142 unix
VMware kernel udp_sendmsg function vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8557 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-2698

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.13.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.15.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.43 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.45 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.46 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.47 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.48 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.49 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.52 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.53 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.54 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.55 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.56 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.57 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.58 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.59 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.60 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.16.62 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 133

- References For CVE-2009-2698

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-852-1
UBUNTU USN-852-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
VUPEN ADV-2009-3316
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=518034 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022761
SECTRACK 1022761
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36108
BID 36108 Linux Kernel 'udp_sendmsg()' MSG_MORE Flag Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2013-01-31
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/512019/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20100625 VMSA-2010-0010 ESX 3.5 third party update for Service Console kernel
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2011:051
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.19 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1233.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1233
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/08/25/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20090825 CVE-2009-2698 kernel: udp socket NULL ptr dereference
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100067254 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1223.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1223
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-08/msg00008.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:046
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1e0c14f49d6b393179f423abbac47f85618d3d46 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1222.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1222

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2698

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


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