CVE-2009-2767

NameCVE-2009-2767
DescriptionThe init_posix_timers function in kernel/posix-timers.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) or possibly gain privileges via a CLOCK_MONOTONIC_RAW clock_nanosleep call that triggers a NULL pointer dereference.
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NVD severityhigh

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6sourceetch(not affected)
linux-2.6sourcelenny(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.30-6medium
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[etch] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (introduced in 2.6.28)
[lenny] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (introduced in 2.6.28)
- linux-2.6.24 <not-affected> (introduced in 2.6.28)

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