CVE-2011-1022

NameCVE-2011-1022
DescriptionThe cgre_receive_netlink_msg function in daemon/cgrulesengd.c in cgrulesengd in the Control Group Configuration Library (aka libcgroup or libcg) before 0.37.1 does not verify that netlink messages originated in the kernel, which allows local users to bypass intended resource restrictions via a crafted message.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2193-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs615987

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libcgroup (PTS)wheezy0.38-1fixed
jessie0.41-6fixed
stretch, sid0.41-8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libcgroupsource(unstable)0.37.1-1low615987
libcgroupsourcesqueeze0.36.2-3+squeeze1lowDSA-2193-1

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