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539414: CVE-2009-3080 kernel: gdth: Prevent negative offsets in ioctl

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Array index error in the gdth_read_event function in drivers/scsi/gdth.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc8 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly gain privileges via a negative event index in an IOCTL request.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3080 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.2
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0076 2010-02-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Lifecycle Support 3 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0882 2010-11-12
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2010:0041 2010-01-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0046 2010-01-19
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