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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-3624

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/02/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The get_instantiation_keyring function in security/keys/keyctl.c in the KEYS subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc5 does not properly maintain the reference count of a keyring, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (OOPS) via vectors involving calls to this function without specifying a keyring by ID, as demonstrated by a series of keyctl request2 and keyctl list commands.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-desktop
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-desktop-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-desktop-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source-vanilla
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vanilla
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vanilla-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vanilla-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel
  • suse-upgrade-preload-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-preload-kmp-desktop

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