Vulnerability Details

SystemTap Unprivileged Mode Multiple Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities

Published: 2009-10-29 06:53:15
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Detection Type:
Executable Unreliable

Impact:
Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code and cause a denial of service or compromise a vulnerable system.

Affected Versions:
SystemTap version 1.0 and prior.

Recommendations:
Apply the patch from the referenced bugzilla attachments.

Summary:
This host has SystemTap installed and is prone to multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities.

Technical Details:
Multiple errors occur when SystemTap is running in 'unprivileged' mode. - Error within the handling of the unwind table and CIE/CFI records - A buffer overflow error when processing a long number of parameters - A stack overflow when processing DWARF information

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-2911

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36778

References:

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2989
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529175
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/10/21/1
http://sources.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=10750
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=365293
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=365294
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=365413

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
1.9
Published
2009-10-29
Modified
2019-04-29
Category
Denial of Service

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