CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
CWE: CWE-628
Bugzilla: 549400: CVE-2009-4410 kernel: fuse_ioctl_copy_user() dos


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The fuse_ioctl_copy_user function in the ioctl handler in fs/fuse/file.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.29-rc1 through 2.6.30.y uses the wrong variable in an argument to the kunmap function, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4410 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

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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