Bug 518034 - (CVE-2009-2698) CVE-2009-2698 kernel: udp socket NULL ptr dereference
CVE-2009-2698 kernel: udp socket NULL ptr dereference
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 518040 518041 518042 518043 518044 518047 519701 519703
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Reported: 2009-08-18 10:53 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2016-06-10 18:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-06-10 18:31:51 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2009-08-18 10:53:06 EDT
Tavis Ormandy and Julien Tinnes, Google Security Team reported that Kernels <= 2.6.18.8 are vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference issue when using MSG_MORE on udp sockets.

Fixed upstream already by:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=1e0c14f49d6b393179f423abbac47f85618d3d46

Acknowledgements:

Red Hat would like to thank Tavis Ormandy and Julien Tinnes of the Google
Security Team for responsibly reporting this flaw.
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2009-08-24 04:12:38 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2009:1222 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1222.html
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-08-24 04:29:52 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4

Via RHSA-2009:1223 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1223.html
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2009-08-27 16:02:16 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

Via RHSA-2009:1233 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1233.html
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2009-09-22 10:58:19 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2 Z Stream

Via RHSA-2009:1457 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1457.html
Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2009-09-30 10:59:16 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7 Z Stream

Via RHSA-2009:1469 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1469.html

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