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Bug 289914 (CVE-2009-2909) - Kernel: ax_25setsockopt() negative "optlen" OOPS DoS (CVE-2009-2909)
Summary: Kernel: ax_25setsockopt() negative "optlen" OOPS DoS (CVE-2009-2909)
Alias: CVE-2009-2909
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux <] [gp <2.6.31-3]
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-10-20 21:52 UTC by Alex Legler (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-15 18:40 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-10-20 21:52:47 UTC
CVE-2009-2909 (
  Integer signedness error in the ax25_setsockopt function in
  net/ax25/af_ax25.c in the ax25 subsystem in the Linux kernel before allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a
  crafted optlen value in an SO_BINDTODEVICE operation.