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Cve@mitre.orgCVE-2009-2691
HistoryAug 14, 2009 - 3:16 p.m.

CVE-2009-2691

2009-08-1415:16:00
CWE-200
cve@mitre.org
web.nvd.nist.gov
43
linux
kernel
vulnerability
mm_for_maps
proc
elf loading
setuid process
race condition

6 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

Low

2.1 Low

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

8.0%

The mm_for_maps function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.30.4 and earlier allows local users to read (1) maps and (2) smaps files under proc/ via vectors related to ELF loading, a setuid process, and a race condition.

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6 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

Low

2.1 Low

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

8.0%

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