CVE-2009-0834

NameCVE-2009-0834
DescriptionThe audit_syscall_entry function in the Linux kernel 2.6.28.7 and earlier on the x86_64 platform does not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall, which allows local users to bypass certain syscall audit configurations via crafted syscalls, a related issue to CVE-2009-0342 and CVE-2009-0343.
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/oldstablenot 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 (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
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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