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udev before 1.4.1 does not verify whether a NETLINK message originates from kernel space which allows local users to gain privileges by sending a NETLINK message from user space.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10925

udev before 1.4.1 does not verify whether a NETLINK message originates from kernel space which allows local users to gain privileges by sending a NETLINK message from user space.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1185
Product(s):