CVE-2009-0028

NameCVE-2009-0028
DescriptionThe clone system call in the Linux kernel 2.6.28 and earlier allows local users to send arbitrary signals to a parent process from an unprivileged child process by launching an additional child process with the CLONE_PARENT flag, and then letting this new process exit.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1787-1, DSA-1794-1, DSA-1800-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.24etch2lowDSA-1794-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.29-1low
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-24etch2lowDSA-1794-1
linux-2.6sourcelenny2.6.26-15lenny2lowDSA-1800-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)(unfixed)low
linux-2.6.24sourceetch2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.8etch1lowDSA-1787-1
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.24etch2lowDSA-1794-1
user-mode-linuxsourcelenny2.6.26-1um-2+15lenny2lowDSA-1800-1

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