DSA-1772-1 udev -- several
|ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:600333||Date: (C)2011-05-13 (M)2017-10-04|
|Class: PATCH||Family: unix|
Sebastian Kramer discovered two vulnerabilities in udev, the /dev and hotplug management daemon. CVE-2009-1185 udev does not check the origin of NETLINK messages, allowing local users to gain root privileges. CVE-2009-1186 udev suffers from a buffer overflow condition in path encoding, potentially allowing arbitrary code execution. For the old stable distribution , these problems have been fixed in version 0.105-4etch1. For the stable distribution , these problems have been fixed in version 0.125-7+lenny1. For the unstable distribution , these problems will be fixed soon. We recommend that you upgrade your udev package.