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CVE-2009-1072

Published: 25 March 2009

nfsd in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28.9 does not drop the CAP_MKNOD capability before handling a user request in a thread, which allows local users to create device nodes, as demonstrated on a filesystem that has been exported with the root_squash option.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

gutsy Does not exist

hardy
Released (2.6.24-24.55)
intrepid
Released (2.6.27-14.35)
jaunty
Released (2.6.28-13.45)
upstream Needs triage

linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (2.6.15-54.77)
gutsy Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

intrepid Does not exist

jaunty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

linux-source-2.6.22
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

gutsy Needs triage
(reached end-of-life)
hardy Does not exist

intrepid Does not exist

jaunty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage