2009-4004 | Linux Kernel kvm_vcpu_ioctl_x86_setup_mce memory corruption (BID-37035 / XFDB-54302)
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A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel 18.104.22.168 (Operating System). It has been classified as critical. Affected is the function
kvm_vcpu_ioctl_x86_setup_mce. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The issue has been introduced in 03/20/2006. The weakness was released 11/19/2009 as confirmed git commit (GIT Repository). The advisory is shared for download at git.kernel.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-4004 since 11/19/2009. The exploitability is told to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1340 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.
Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at git.kernel.org.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.7
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Memory corruption
0-Day Time: 🔍
CVE: CVE-2009-4004 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 37035 – Linux Kernel KVM ‘KVM_MAX_MCE_BANKS’ Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Secunia: 37357 – Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities, Less Critical
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Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/28/2021 00:49
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