2009-4005 | Linux Kernel collect_rx_frame memory corruption (BID-37036 / XFDB-54310)
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A vulnerability was found in Linux Kernel 22.214.171.124 (Operating System). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function
collect_rx_frame. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The issue has been introduced in 12/25/2008. The weakness was disclosed 11/19/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared at vupen.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2009-4005 since 11/19/2009. The exploitation appears to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/28/2021).
The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 329 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 44395 (CentOS 4 : kernel (CESA-2010:0076)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CentOS Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165664 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update Linux Kernel (SUSE-SA:2009:061)).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.3
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Class: Memory corruption
Status: Not defined
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03/18/2015 +1945 days 🔍
08/28/2021 +2354 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.kernel.org/
Vulnerability Center: 24086 – Linux kernel Prior to 2.6.32-rc7 x27hfc_usb.cx27 Read Buffer Overflow Privilege Escalation Vulnerability, High
SecurityFocus: 37036 – Linux Kernel ‘hfc_usb.c’ Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
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