CVE-2009-0798

NameCVE-2009-0798
DescriptionACPI Event Daemon (acpid) before 1.0.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and connectivity loss) by opening a large number of UNIX sockets without closing them, which triggers an infinite loop.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1786-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
acpid (PTS)wheezy1:2.0.16-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie1:2.0.23-2fixed
buster, sid, stretch1:2.0.28-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
acpidsource(unstable)1.0.10-1medium
acpidsourceetch1.0.4-5etch1mediumDSA-1786-1
acpidsourcelenny1.0.8-1lenny1mediumDSA-1786-1

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