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The z90crypt_unlocked_ioctl function in the z90crypt driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.9 does not perform a capability check for the Z90QUIESCE operation which allows local users to leverage euid 0 privileges to force a driver outage.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9513

The z90crypt_unlocked_ioctl function in the z90crypt driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.9 does not perform a capability check for the Z90QUIESCE operation which allows local users to leverage euid 0 privileges to force a driver outage.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1883
Product(s):