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529597: CVE-2009-3620 kernel: r128 IOCTL NULL pointer dereferences when CCE state is uninitialised

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ATI Rage 128 (aka r128) driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31-git11 does not properly verify Concurrent Command Engine (CCE) state initialization, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified ioctl calls.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3620 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1671 2009-12-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Lifecycle Support 3 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0882 2010-11-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1670 2009-12-15
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2009:1540 2009-11-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 kernel 2.4.21-66.EL Fixed

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