CVE-2009-3939

NameCVE-2009-3939
DescriptionThe poll_mode_io file for the megaraid_sas driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.31.6 and earlier has world-writable permissions, which allows local users to change the I/O mode of the driver by modifying this file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1996-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.32-6low
linux-2.6sourceetch(not affected)
linux-2.6sourcelenny2.6.26-21lenny3mediumDSA-1996-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[etch] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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