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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0031

Original release date: 01/20/2009
Last revised: 03/19/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low

**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information

Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-114.htm
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090119 CVE-2009-0031 kernel: local denial of service in keyctl_join_session_keyring
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35011
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34981
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33858
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git2.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=0d54ee1c7850a954026deec4cd4885f331da35cc
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0360
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34762
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-751-1
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1794
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34252
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1749
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 51501
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:010
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0264
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34394
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1787
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11386
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0331
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34502

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11386
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23_rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22_rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22_rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25::x86_64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.28.1 and previous versions
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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)