CVE-2009-4067

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2009-10-29
Bugzilla:
722393: CVE-2009-4067 kernel: usb: buffer overflow in auerswald_probe()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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Statement

This issue did not affect the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG as the affected code has been removed. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1386.html. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is now in Production 3 of the maintenance life-cycle, https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/, therefore the fix for this issue is not currently planned to be included in the future updates.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.2
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
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 5 (kernel) RHSA-2011:1386 2011-10-20
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Rafael Dominguez Vega for reporting this issue.
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