CVE-2009-2911

Summary

SystemTap 1.0, when the --unprivileged option is used, does not properly restrict certain data sizes, which allows local users to (1) cause a denial of service or gain privileges via a print operation with a large number of arguments that trigger a kernel stack overflow, (2) cause a denial of service via crafted DWARF expressions that trigger a kernel stack frame overflow, or (3) cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors that trigger creation of large unwind tables, related to Common Information Entry (CIE) and Call Frame Instruction (CFI) records.

Technical Details

CVSSv2 Score:

1.9

CWE ID:

CWE-264

Published Date:

Thursday 22nd of October 2009

Modified Date:

Saturday 31st of October 2009

CVSSv2 Score:
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication Required: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Affected: Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) List:

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