Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2009-0269First vendor Publication2009-01-26
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2018-10-11

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score4.9Attack RangeLocal
Cvss Impact Score6.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score3.9AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

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.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0269

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

idName
CAPEC-8Buffer Overflow in an API Call
CAPEC-9Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
CAPEC-10Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
CAPEC-14Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
CAPEC-24Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
CAPEC-42MIME Conversion
CAPEC-44Overflow Binary Resource File
CAPEC-45Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
CAPEC-46Overflow Variables and Tags
CAPEC-47Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
CAPEC-100Overflow Buffers

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-399Resource Management Errors

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8944
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8944
Title: 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.
Description: 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.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-0269
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8169
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8169
Title: VMware kernel eCryptfs vulnerability
Description: 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.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-0269
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1095

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2009:0326 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_0326_kernel_centos5_i386.nasl
2009-06-09Name : SuSE Security Advisory SUSE-SA:2009:030 (kernel)
File : nvt/suse_sa_2009_030.nasl
2009-06-09Name : SuSE Security Advisory SUSE-SA:2009:031 (kernel)
File : nvt/suse_sa_2009_031.nasl
2009-06-05Name : Ubuntu USN-776-2 (kvm)
File : nvt/ubuntu_776_2.nasl
2009-05-25Name : Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:118 (kernel)
File : nvt/mdksa_2009_118.nasl
2009-05-05Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1787-1 (linux-2.6.24)
File : nvt/deb_1787_1.nasl
2009-04-06Name : CentOS Security Advisory CESA-2009:0326 (kernel)
File : nvt/ovcesa2009_0326.nasl
2009-04-06Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0326
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_0326.nasl
2009-03-31Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0360
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_0360.nasl
2009-03-31Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1749-1 (linux-2.6)
File : nvt/deb_1749_1.nasl
2009-03-02Name : SuSE Security Advisory SUSE-SA:2009:010 (kernel)
File : nvt/suse_sa_2009_010.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
51606Linux Kernel eCryptfs Subsystem fs/ecryptfs/inode.c readlink Call Handling Lo...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-03-03Name : The remote host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2009-0016_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-11-26Name : The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclevm_OVMSA-2009-0004.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-0326.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20090401_kernel_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-06Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2009-0326.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-23Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2009-0016.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-07-21Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_kernel-090602.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-06-09Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_kernel-6274.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-05-20Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2009-118.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-05-04Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1787.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-751-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-01Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-0326.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-03-23Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1749.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33412
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;...
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.28.1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1749
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1787
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:118
MLIST https://lists.launchpad.net/ecryptfs-devel/msg00010.html
https://lists.launchpad.net/ecryptfs-devel/msg00011.html
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0326.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0360.html
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00001.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-751-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3316
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/48188

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