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CVE-2009-1388

Date: (C)2009-07-05   (M)2017-10-04
 
CVSS Score: 4.9Access Vector: LOCAL
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9Access Complexity: LOW
Impact Subscore: 6.9Authentication: NONE
 Confidentiality: NONE
 Integrity: NONE
 Availability: COMPLETE











The ptrace_start function in kernel/ptrace.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 does not properly handle simultaneous execution of the do_coredump function, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (deadlock) via vectors involving the ptrace system call and a coredumping thread.

Reference:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/507985/100/0/threaded
BID-35559
SECUNIA-36131
SECUNIA-37471
OSVDB-55679
ADV-2009-3316
RHSA-2009:1193
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=124654277229434&w=2
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2009-0016.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=346615
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=346742
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504263

CPE    8
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4
...
CWE    1
CWE-362
OVAL    3
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:202120
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:202169
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:500493

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