CVE-2009-2698

NameCVE-2009-2698
DescriptionThe udp_sendmsg function in the UDP implementation in (1) net/ipv4/udp.c and (2) net/ipv6/udp.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving the MSG_MORE flag and a UDP socket.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1872-1
NVD severityhigh (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 above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.24etch4highDSA-1872-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.19-1high
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-24etch4highDSA-1872-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)(not affected)
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.24etch4highDSA-1872-1

Notes

- linux-2.6.24 <not-affected> (Fixed before initial upload, 2.6.19)

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