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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2011-4330 119 DoS Exec Code Overflow 2012-01-27 2012-04-16
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Stack-based buffer overflow in the hfs_mac2asc function in fs/hfs/trans.c in the Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an HFS image with a crafted len field.
2 CVE-2011-4132 20 DoS 2012-01-27 2017-12-28
2.1
None Local Low Not required None None Partial
The cleanup_journal_tail function in the Journaling Block Device (JBD) functionality in the Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (assertion error and kernel oops) via an ext3 or ext4 image with an "invalid log first block value."
3 CVE-2011-4110 264 DoS 2012-01-27 2016-08-22
2.1
None Local Low Not required None None Partial
The user_update function in security/keys/user_defined.c in the Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and kernel oops) via vectors related to a user-defined key and "updating a negative key into a fully instantiated key."
4 CVE-2011-2203 264 DoS 2012-01-27 2012-03-19
2.1
None Local Low Not required None None Partial
The hfs_find_init function in the Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and Oops) by mounting an HFS file system with a malformed MDB extent record.
5 CVE-2011-1162 200 +Info 2012-01-27 2012-03-19
2.1
None Local Low Not required Partial None None
The tpm_read function in the Linux kernel 2.6 does not properly clear memory, which might allow local users to read the results of the previous TPM command.
6 CVE-2010-3066 DoS 2010-12-06 2018-10-10
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The io_submit_one function in fs/aio.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted io_submit system call with an IOCB_FLAG_RESFD flag.
7 CVE-2010-0008 399 DoS 2010-03-19 2018-10-10
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
The sctp_rcv_ootb function in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via (1) an Out Of The Blue (OOTB) chunk or (2) a chunk of zero length.
8 CVE-2009-4004 119 DoS Overflow +Priv Mem. Corr. 2009-11-19 2017-08-16
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Buffer overflow in the kvm_vcpu_ioctl_x86_setup_mce function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via a KVM_X86_SETUP_MCE IOCTL request that specifies a large number of Machine Check Exception (MCE) banks.
9 CVE-2009-3726 399 DoS 2009-11-09 2017-09-18
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
The nfs4_proc_lock function in fs/nfs/nfs4proc.c in the NFSv4 client in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc4 allows remote NFS servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) by sending a certain response containing incorrect file attributes, which trigger attempted use of an open file that lacks NFSv4 state.
10 CVE-2009-3624 310 DoS +Priv 2009-11-02 2012-03-19
4.6
None Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
The get_instantiation_keyring function in security/keys/keyctl.c in the KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc5 does not properly maintain the reference count of a keyring, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (OOPS) via vectors involving calls to this function without specifying a keyring by ID, as demonstrated by a series of keyctl request2 and keyctl list commands.
11 CVE-2009-3621 DoS 2009-10-22 2017-09-18
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
net/unix/af_unix.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.31.4 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) by creating an abstract-namespace AF_UNIX listening socket, performing a shutdown operation on this socket, and then performing a series of connect operations to this socket.
12 CVE-2009-3613 399 DoS 2009-10-19 2017-09-18
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
The swiotlb functionality in the r8169 driver in drivers/net/r8169.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (IOMMU space exhaustion and system crash) by using jumbo frames for a large amount of network traffic, as demonstrated by a flood ping.
13 CVE-2009-3547 362 DoS +Priv 2009-11-04 2018-10-10
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Multiple race conditions in fs/pipe.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc6 allow local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or gain privileges by attempting to open an anonymous pipe via a /proc/*/fd/ pathname.
14 CVE-2009-3280 119 DoS Overflow 2009-09-21 2012-03-19
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
Integer signedness error in the find_ie function in net/wireless/scan.c in the cfg80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.1-rc1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (soft lockup) via malformed packets.
15 CVE-2009-2910 200 +Info 2009-10-20 2017-09-18
4.9
None Local Low Not required Complete None None
arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.4 on the x86_64 platform does not clear certain kernel registers before a return to user mode, which allows local users to read register values from an earlier process by switching an ia32 process to 64-bit mode.
16 CVE-2009-2903 399 DoS 2009-09-15 2012-04-12
7.1
None Remote Medium Not required None None Complete
Memory leak in the appletalk subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x through 2.4.37.6 and 2.6.x through 2.6.31, when the appletalk and ipddp modules are loaded but the ipddp"N" device is not found, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via IP-DDP datagrams.
17 CVE-2009-2848 DoS +Priv Mem. Corr. 2009-08-18 2018-10-10
4.7
None Local Medium Not required None None Complete
The execve function in the Linux kernel, possibly 2.6.30-rc6 and earlier, does not properly clear the current->clear_child_tid pointer, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via a clone system call with CLONE_CHILD_SETTID or CLONE_CHILD_CLEARTID enabled, which is not properly handled during thread creation and exit.
18 CVE-2009-2847 1 +Info 2009-08-18 2018-10-10
4.9
None Local Low Not required Complete None None
The do_sigaltstack function in kernel/signal.c in Linux kernel 2.4 through 2.4.37 and 2.6 before 2.6.31-rc5, when running on 64-bit systems, does not clear certain padding bytes from a structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from the kernel stack via the sigaltstack function.
19 CVE-2009-2844 399 DoS 2009-08-18 2012-03-19
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
cfg80211 in net/wireless/scan.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.30-rc1 and other versions before 2.6.31-rc6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a sequence of beacon frames in which one frame omits an SSID Information Element (IE) and the subsequent frame contains an SSID IE, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in the cmp_ies function. NOTE: a potential weakness in the is_mesh function was also addressed, but the relevant condition did not exist in the code, so it is not a vulnerability.
20 CVE-2009-2767 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2009-08-14 2017-08-16
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The init_posix_timers function in kernel/posix-timers.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) or possibly gain privileges via a CLOCK_MONOTONIC_RAW clock_nanosleep call that triggers a NULL pointer dereference.
21 CVE-2009-2692 119 2 Overflow +Priv 2009-08-14 2018-10-10
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The Linux kernel 2.6.0 through 2.6.30.4, and 2.4.4 through 2.4.37.4, does not initialize all function pointers for socket operations in proto_ops structures, which allows local users to trigger a NULL pointer dereference and gain privileges by using mmap to map page zero, placing arbitrary code on this page, and then invoking an unavailable operation, as demonstrated by the sendpage operation (sock_sendpage function) on a PF_PPPOX socket.
22 CVE-2009-2406 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2009-07-31 2018-10-30
6.9
Admin Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Stack-based buffer overflow in the parse_tag_11_packet function in fs/ecryptfs/keystore.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors involving a crafted eCryptfs file, related to not ensuring that the key signature length in a Tag 11 packet is compatible with the key signature buffer size.
23 CVE-2009-2287 20 DoS 2009-07-01 2012-03-19
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The kvm_arch_vcpu_ioctl_set_sregs function in the KVM in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.30, when running on x86 systems, does not validate the page table root in a KVM_SET_SREGS call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via a crafted cr3 value, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference in the gfn_to_rmap function.
24 CVE-2009-1527 362 +Priv 2009-05-05 2018-10-10
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in the ptrace_attach function in kernel/ptrace.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc4 allows local users to gain privileges via a PTRACE_ATTACH ptrace call during an exec system call that is launching a setuid application, related to locking an incorrect cred_exec_mutex object.
25 CVE-2009-1439 119 DoS Overflow 2009-04-27 2018-10-10
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
Buffer overflow in fs/cifs/connect.c in CIFS in the Linux kernel 2.6.29 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long nativeFileSystem field in a Tree Connect response to an SMB mount request.
26 CVE-2009-1389 119 DoS Overflow Mem. Corr. 2009-06-16 2018-10-30
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
Buffer overflow in the RTL8169 NIC driver (drivers/net/r8169.c) in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel memory corruption and crash) via a long packet.
27 CVE-2009-1385 189 DoS 2009-06-04 2018-10-10
7.8
None Remote Low Not required None None Complete
Integer underflow in the e1000_clean_rx_irq function in drivers/net/e1000/e1000_main.c in the e1000 driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc8, the e1000e driver in the Linux kernel, and Intel Wired Ethernet (aka e1000) before 7.5.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a crafted frame size.
28 CVE-2009-1360 DoS 2009-04-22 2012-03-19
7.1
None Remote Medium Not required None None Complete
The __inet6_check_established function in net/ipv6/inet6_hashtables.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29, when Network Namespace Support (aka NET_NS) is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving IPv6 packets.
29 CVE-2009-1338 264 Bypass 2009-04-22 2018-10-10
4.6
User Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
The kill_something_info function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28 does not consider PID namespaces when processing signals directed to PID -1, which allows local users to bypass the intended namespace isolation, and send arbitrary signals to all processes in all namespaces, via a kill command.
30 CVE-2009-1337 264 2009-04-22 2018-10-10
4.4
User Local Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
The exit_notify function in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc1 does not restrict exit signals when the CAP_KILL capability is held, which allows local users to send an arbitrary signal to a process by running a program that modifies the exit_signal field and then uses an exec system call to launch a setuid application.
31 CVE-2009-1336 20 DoS 2009-04-22 2018-10-10
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
fs/nfs/client.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23 does not properly initialize a certain structure member that stores the maximum NFS filename length, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a long filename, related to the encode_lookup function.
32 CVE-2009-1243 16 DoS 2009-04-06 2017-08-16
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
net/ipv4/udp.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29.1 performs an unlocking step in certain incorrect circumstances, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by reading zero bytes from the /proc/net/udp file and unspecified other files, related to the "udp seq_file infrastructure."
33 CVE-2009-1242 264 DoS 2009-04-06 2018-10-10
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The vmx_set_msr function in arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the VMX implementation in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29.1 on the i386 platform allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by setting the EFER_LME (aka "Long mode enable") bit in the Extended Feature Enable Register (EFER) model-specific register, which is specific to the x86_64 platform.
34 CVE-2009-1192 +Info 2009-04-24 2018-10-10
4.9
None Local Low Not required Complete None None
The (1) agp_generic_alloc_page and (2) agp_generic_alloc_pages functions in drivers/char/agp/generic.c in the agp subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc3 do not zero out pages that may later be available to a user-space process, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these pages.
35 CVE-2009-1184 16 Bypass 2009-05-05 2012-03-19
4.4
None Local Medium Not required Partial Partial Partial
The selinux_ip_postroute_iptables_compat function in security/selinux/hooks.c in the SELinux subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.22, and 2.6.28.x before 2.6.28.10, when compat_net is enabled, omits calls to avc_has_perm for the (1) node and (2) port, which allows local users to bypass intended restrictions on network traffic. NOTE: this was incorrectly reported as an issue fixed in 2.6.27.21.
36 CVE-2009-1072 16 2009-03-24 2018-10-10
4.9
None Local Low Not required None Complete None
nfsd in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.9 does not drop the CAP_MKNOD capability before handling a user request in a thread, which allows local users to create device nodes, as demonstrated on a filesystem that has been exported with the root_squash option.
37 CVE-2009-0935 399 DoS 2009-03-17 2017-08-16
4.7
None Local Medium Not required None None Complete
The inotify_read function in the Linux kernel 2.6.27 to 2.6.27.13, 2.6.28 to 2.6.28.2, and 2.6.29-rc3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a read with an invalid address to an inotify instance, which causes the device's event list mutex to be unlocked twice and prevents proper synchronization of a data structure for the inotify instance.
38 CVE-2009-0676 264 +Info 2009-02-22 2018-10-10
2.1
None Local Low Not required Partial None None
The sock_getsockopt function in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.6 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via an SO_BSDCOMPAT getsockopt request.
39 CVE-2009-0675 264 2009-02-22 2018-10-10
2.1
None Local Low Not required None Partial None
The skfp_ioctl function in drivers/net/skfp/skfddi.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.6 permits SKFP_CLR_STATS requests only when the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability is absent, instead of when this capability is present, which allows local users to reset the driver statistics, related to an "inverted logic" issue.
40 CVE-2009-0605 119 DoS Overflow +Priv Mem. Corr. 2009-02-17 2012-03-19
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
Stack consumption vulnerability in the do_page_fault function in arch/x86/mm/fault.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors that trigger page faults on a machine that has a registered Kprobes probe.
41 CVE-2009-0269 399 DoS Mem. Corr. 2009-01-26 2018-10-11
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
fs/ecryptfs/inode.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (fault or memory corruption), or possibly have unspecified other impact, via a readlink call that results in an error, leading to use of a -1 return value as an array index.
42 CVE-2009-0065 119 Overflow 2009-01-07 2017-09-28
10.0
Admin Remote Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Buffer overflow in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-git8 allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via an FWD-TSN (aka FORWARD-TSN) chunk with a large stream ID.
43 CVE-2009-0031 399 DoS 2009-01-20 2017-09-28
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
Memory leak in the keyctl_join_session_keyring function (security/keys/keyctl.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.29-rc2 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel memory consumption) via unknown vectors related to a "missing kfree."
44 CVE-2009-0028 264 2009-02-27 2018-10-11
2.1
None Local Low Not required None None Partial
The clone system call in the Linux kernel 2.6.28 and earlier allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a parent process from an unprivileged child process by launching an additional child process with the CLONE_PARENT flag, and then letting this new process exit.
45 CVE-2009-0024 264 DoS +Priv 2009-01-13 2012-03-19
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The sys_remap_file_pages function in mm/fremap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.24.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service or gain privileges via unspecified vectors, related to the vm_file structure member, and the mmap_region and do_munmap functions.
46 CVE-2008-6107 399 DoS 2009-02-10 2017-08-07
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The (1) sys32_mremap function in arch/sparc64/kernel/sys_sparc32.c, the (2) sparc_mmap_check function in arch/sparc/kernel/sys_sparc.c, and the (3) sparc64_mmap_check function in arch/sparc64/kernel/sys_sparc.c, in the Linux kernel before 2.6.25.4, omit some virtual-address range (aka span) checks when the mremap MREMAP_FIXED bit is not set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified mremap calls, a related issue to CVE-2008-2137.
47 CVE-2008-5713 399 DoS 2008-12-24 2018-10-03
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The __qdisc_run function in net/sched/sch_generic.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.25 on SMP machines allows local users to cause a denial of service (soft lockup) by sending a large amount of network traffic, as demonstrated by multiple simultaneous invocations of the Netperf benchmark application in UDP_STREAM mode.
48 CVE-2008-5702 119 Overflow 2008-12-22 2018-10-03
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Buffer underflow in the ibwdt_ioctl function in drivers/watchdog/ib700wdt.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 might allow local users to have an unknown impact via a certain /dev/watchdog WDIOC_SETTIMEOUT IOCTL call.
49 CVE-2008-5700 399 DoS 2008-12-22 2018-10-11
1.9
None Local Medium Not required None None Partial
libata in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.9 does not set minimum timeouts for SG_IO requests, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Programmed I/O mode on drives) via multiple simultaneous invocations of an unspecified test program.
50 CVE-2008-5395 119 DoS Overflow 2008-12-08 2018-10-30
4.9
None Local Low Not required None None Complete
The parisc_show_stack function in arch/parisc/kernel/traps.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc7 on PA-RISC allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via vectors associated with an attempt to unwind a stack that contains userspace addresses.
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