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Linux Kernel 'megaraid_sas' Driver Insecure File Permission Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7540

The poll_mode_io file for the megaraid_sas driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.31.6 and earlier has world-writable permissions which allows local users to change the I/O mode of the driver by modifying this file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-3939
Product(s):