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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4273

stap-server in SystemTap before 1.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in stap command-line arguments in a request.
Publish Date : 2010-01-26 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Execute Code

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2009-12-22 2009-12-18
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-4273 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0124 -- systemtap security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28276 unix
ELSA-2010:0124: systemtap security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23073 unix
RHSA-2010:0124: systemtap security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21648 unix
RHSA-2010:0124: systemtap security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100124 unix
stap-server in SystemTap before 1.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in st... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11417 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-2009-4273

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.5.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Systemtap Systemtap 0.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Systemtap Systemtap 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Systemtap Systemtap 25

- References For CVE-2009-4273 CONFIRM CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0124
VUPEN ADV-2010-0169
VUPEN ADV-2010-1001
MLIST [scm-commits] 20100215 rpms/systemtap/devel systemtap-1.1-tighten-server-params.patch, NONE, 1.1 systemtap.spec, 1.59, 1.60
MLIST [systemtap] 20100115 SystemTap release 1.1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4273

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