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VMware kernel audit_syscall_entry function vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8508

The audit_syscall_entry function in the Linux kernel 2.6.28.7 and earlier on the x86_64 platform does not properly handle (1) a 32-bit process making a 64-bit syscall or (2) a 64-bit process making a 32-bit syscall which allows local users to bypass certain syscall audit configurations via crafted syscalls a related issue to CVE-2009-0342 and CVE-2009-0343.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0834
Product(s):