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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0838

Original release date: 03/06/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


The crypto pseudo device driver in Sun Solaris 10, and OpenSolaris snv_88 through snv_102, does not properly free memory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unspecified vectors, related to the vmem_hash_delete function.


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

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0606
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-21-139498-04-1
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34149
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021810
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-097.htm
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0815
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34455
External Source: XF
Name: sun-solaris-cryptodriver-dos(49105)
External Source: BID
Name: 34000
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5641
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 254088
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5641
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:sun:solaris:10
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_100::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_100::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_101::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_101b
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_102::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_102::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_101::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_88
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_88::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_88::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_89
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_89::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_89::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_90
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_90::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_90:x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_91
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_91::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_91::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_92
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_92::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_92::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_93
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_93::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_93::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_94
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_94::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_94::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_95
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_95::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_95::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_96::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_96::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_97::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_97::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_98::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_99::sparc
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_99::x86
* cpe:/o:sun:opensolaris:snv_98::sparc

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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)