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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2793

The kernel in NetBSD, probably 5.0.1 and earlier, on x86 platforms does not properly handle a pre-commit failure of the iret instruction, which might allow local users to gain privileges via vectors related to a tempEIP pseudocode variable that is outside of the code-segment limits.
Publish Date : 2009-09-18 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-2793

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Netbsd Netbsd 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Netbsd Netbsd 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Netbsd Netbsd 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Netbsd Netbsd 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Netbsd Netbsd 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Netbsd Netbsd 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Netbsd Netbsd 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Netbsd Netbsd 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Netbsd Netbsd 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Netbsd Netbsd 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netbsd Netbsd 30

- References For CVE-2009-2793
BUGTRAQ 20090916 Iret #GP on pre-commit handling failure: the NetBSD case (CVE-2009-2793)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2793

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

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