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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4538

drivers/net/e1000e/netdev.c in the e1000e driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.32.3 and earlier does not properly check the size of an Ethernet frame that exceeds the MTU, which allows remote attackers to have an unspecified impact via crafted packets, a related issue to CVE-2009-4537.
Publish Date : 2010-01-12 Last Update Date : 2018-11-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
6.1
AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2009-12-28 2009-12-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-4538 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20094538 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0019 -- kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28255 unix
drivers/net/e1000e/netdev.c in the e1000e driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.32.3 and earlier does not properly check the si... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9702 unix
DSA-1996 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7480 unix
DSA-1996-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13397 unix
DSA-2005 linux-2.6.24 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/sensitive memory leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7532 unix
ELSA-2010:0019: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22036 unix
Linux e1000e Driver 'Jumbo Frame' Handling Remote Security Bypass Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7016 unix
RHSA-2010:0019: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22178 unix
RHSA-2010:0019: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100019 unix
RHSA-2010:0020: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100020 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-2009-4538

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.32.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2009-4538

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55645
XF kernel-edriver-unspecified(55645)
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-February/035159.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2010-1787
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:005
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0095.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0095
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00008.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:007
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37523
BID 37523 Linux e1000e Driver 'Jumbo Frame' Handling Remote Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-12
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=551214 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0111.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0111
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/29/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20091229 Re: CVE requests - kernel security regressions for CVE-2009-1385/and -1389
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/31/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20091231 Re: CVE requests - kernel security regressions for CVE-2009-1385/and -1389
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0019.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0019
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0020.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0020
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0041.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0041
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0053.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0053
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023420
SECTRACK 1023420
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-1996
DEBIAN DSA-1996
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2005
DEBIAN DSA-2005
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:066
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2010:066
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/12/28/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20091228 CVE requests - kernel security regressions for CVE-2009-1385/and -1389
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:010
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:014
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2010:012

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-4538

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


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