Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2009-3234 First vendor Publication 2009-09-17
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2012-03-19

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 4.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Buffer overflow in the perf_copy_attr function in kernel/perf_counter.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.31-rc1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and execute arbitrary code via a "big size data" to the perf_counter_open system call.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3234

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
58213Linux Kernel kernel/perf_counter.c perf_copy_attr() Function Local Overflow DoS

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36423
MLIST http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/890654
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/16/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/09/17/13

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