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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3228

The tc_fill_tclass function in net/sched/sch_api.c in the tc subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x before 2.4.37.6 and 2.6.x before 2.6.31-rc9 does not initialize certain (1) tcm__pad1 and (2) tcm__pad2 structure members, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2009-10-19 Last Update Date : 2020-08-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 909

- Vendor Statements

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1522.html , https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1548 and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540 respectively. It has been rated as having moderate security impact and is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, due to this product being in Production 3 of its maintenance life-cycle, where only qualified security errata of important or critical impact are addressed. For further information about Errata Support Policy, visit: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/errata/
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
2.1
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2009-09-03 2009-09-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1927-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13428 unix
DSA-1928 linux-2.6.24 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7937 unix
DSA-1928-1 linux-2.6.24 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13351 unix
DSA-1929-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13735 unix
ELSA-2009:1548: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22999 unix
Linux Kernel 2.4 and 2.6 Multiple Local Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6757 unix
RHSA-2009:1522: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091522 unix
RHSA-2009:1548 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29269 unix
RHSA-2009:1548: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091548 unix
The tc_fill_tclass function in net/sched/sch_api.c in the tc subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x before 2.4.37.6 and 2.6... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9409 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-2009-3228

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC7 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC8 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC5 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.31 RC6 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 5
Linux Linux Kernel 10
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2009-3228

http://secunia.com/advisories/38834
SECUNIA 38834
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:198
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:198
http://secunia.com/advisories/38794
SECUNIA 38794
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
MLIST [security-announce] 20100303 VMSA-2010-0004 ESX Service Console and vMA third party updates
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
VUPEN ADV-2010-0528
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-864-1
UBUNTU USN-864-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023073
SECTRACK 1023073
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1548.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1548
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1540
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=520990 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.4.37.y.git;a=commit;h=096ed17f20affc2db0e307658c69b67433992a7a CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/03/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20090903 CVE request: kernel: tc: uninitialised kernel memory leak
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/v2.6.31/ChangeLog-2.6.31-rc9 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/07/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090907 Re: CVE request: kernel: tc: uninitialised kernel memory leak
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.37.6 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=16ebb5e0b36ceadc8186f71d68b0c4fa4b6e781b CONFIRM
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/32830/ CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/9
MLIST [oss-security] 20090917 Re: CVE request: kernel: tc: uninitialised kernel memory leak
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20090916 Re: CVE request: kernel: tc: uninitialised kernel memory leak
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/06/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090906 Re: CVE request: kernel: tc: uninitialised kernel memory leak
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/05/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090905 Re: CVE request: kernel: tc: uninitialised kernel memory leak
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1522.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1522
http://secunia.com/advisories/37084
SECUNIA 37084
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9409
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9409
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6757
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6757

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3228

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


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