Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2009-3547 First vendor Publication 2009-11-04
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2013-08-20

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 6.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 Authentication None Required
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Detail

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.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3547

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-362Race Condition

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9327
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9327
Title: 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.
Description: 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.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-3547
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
CentOS Linux 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
CentOS Linux 4
Oracle Linux 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7608
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7608
Title: Linux Kernel 'pipe.c' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Description: 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.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-3547
Version: 5
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11513
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11513
Title: Service Console update for COS kernel
Description: 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.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2009-3547
Version: 3
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 3.5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application2
Os506

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-04-16Name : VMSA-2010-0009: ESXi utilities and ESX Service Console third party updates
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2010-0009.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2009:1541 centos4 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_1541_kernel_centos4_i386.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2009:1548 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_1548_kernel_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2009:1550 centos3 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2009_1550_kernel_centos3_i386.nasl
2010-03-02Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-1804
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_1804_kernel_fc11.nasl
2010-03-02Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-1500
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_1500_kernel_fc11.nasl
2010-03-02Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2010-0919
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_0919_kernel_fc11.nasl
2010-02-19Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2010:012
File : nvt/gb_suse_2010_012.nasl
2010-01-15Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2010:001
File : nvt/gb_suse_2010_001.nasl
2009-12-30Name : Fedora Core 11 FEDORA-2009-13694 (kernel)
File : nvt/fcore_2009_13694.nasl
2009-12-14Name : Fedora Core 10 FEDORA-2009-13098 (kernel)
File : nvt/fcore_2009_13098.nasl
2009-12-10Name : Fedora Core 11 FEDORA-2009-12786 (kernel)
File : nvt/fcore_2009_12786.nasl
2009-12-10Name : SuSE Security Advisory SUSE-SA:2009:060 (kernel)
File : nvt/suse_sa_2009_060.nasl
2009-12-03Name : SLES11: Security update for Linux kernel
File : nvt/sles11_ext4dev-kmp-def4.nasl
2009-11-23Name : Mandriva Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:301 (kernel)
File : nvt/mdksa_2009_301.nasl
2009-11-17Name : SLES10: Security update for Linux kernel
File : nvt/sles10_kernel9.nasl
2009-11-17Name : SLES9: Security update for Linux kernel
File : nvt/sles9p5062456.nasl
2009-11-11Name : CentOS Security Advisory CESA-2009:1541 (kernel)
File : nvt/ovcesa2009_1541.nasl
2009-11-11Name : CentOS Security Advisory CESA-2009:1548 (kernel)
File : nvt/ovcesa2009_1548.nasl
2009-11-11Name : CentOS Security Advisory CESA-2009:1550 (kernel)
File : nvt/ovcesa2009_1550.nasl
2009-11-11Name : Fedora Core 11 FEDORA-2009-11032 (kernel)
File : nvt/fcore_2009_11032.nasl
2009-11-11Name : Fedora Core 10 FEDORA-2009-11038 (kernel)
File : nvt/fcore_2009_11038.nasl
2009-11-11Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1540
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_1540.nasl
2009-11-11Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1541
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_1541.nasl
2009-11-11Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1548
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_1548.nasl
2009-11-11Name : RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1550
File : nvt/RHSA_2009_1550.nasl
2009-11-11Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1927-1 (linux-2.6)
File : nvt/deb_1927_1.nasl
2009-11-11Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1928-1 (linux-2.6.24)
File : nvt/deb_1928_1.nasl
2009-11-11Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1929-1 (linux-2.6)
File : nvt/deb_1929_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
59654Linux Kernel fs/pipe.c Multiple Function Locking Error NULL Dereference Local...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-1550.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-1541.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2009-1548.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-29Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2009-1550.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-29Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2009-1541.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-29Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2009-1548.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-03-06Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20091103_kernel_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-1587.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-1588.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-01-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-1672.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20091103_kernel_on_SL3_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20091103_kernel_on_SL4_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-05-17Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_kernel-6636.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-30Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2009-329.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-06-28Name : The remote VMware ESX host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2010-0010.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-06-01Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2010-0009.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-03-05Name : The remote VMware ESX host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : vmware_VMSA-2010-0004.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-24Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1927.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-24Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1928.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-24Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1929.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-02-16Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_kernel-100203.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-05Name : The remote SuSE system is missing a security patch for kernel
File : suse_11_2_kernel-091218.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-12-10Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-869-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-12-07Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-864-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-12-03Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-091123.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-12-01Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_1_kernel-091123.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-16Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12541.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-11Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_kernel-6632.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-06Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2009-11032.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-06Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2009-11038.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-04Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-1541.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-04Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-1548.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-11-04Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2009-1550.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36901
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/512019/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a...
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.32-rc6
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530490
FEDORA https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-November/msg0019...
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:329
MLIST http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/10/14/184
http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/10/21/42
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125724568017045&w=2
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1672.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1541.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1548.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1550.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/37351
http://secunia.com/advisories/38017
http://secunia.com/advisories/38794
http://secunia.com/advisories/38834
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-11/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-11/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-01/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00005.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-864-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528

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