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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.8 7.8
CVE Id CVE-2009-3238
Last Modified 19 Mar 2012 12:00:00
Published 18 Sep 2009 06:30:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2009-3238

Summary

The get_random_int function in drivers/char/random.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30 produces insufficiently random numbers, which allows attackers to predict the return value, and possibly defeat protection mechanisms based on randomization, via vectors that leverage the function's tendency to "return the same value over and over again for long stretches of time."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.12.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.13.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.14.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.15.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.20

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.21

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.22

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.23

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.24

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.25

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.26

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.27

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.28

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.29

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.30

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.31

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.32

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.33

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.34

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.35

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.36

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.37

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.38

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.39

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.40

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.41

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.42

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.43

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.44

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.45

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.46

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.47

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.48

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.49

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.50

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.51

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.52

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.53

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.54

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.55

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.56

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.57

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.58

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.59

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.60

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.61

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.62

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.16.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.17.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.20

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.21

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.20

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.20

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.21

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.22

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.23

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.24

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.25

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.26

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.27

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.28

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.29

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.30

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.31

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.27.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.28.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.29.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.8.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.9


References

CONFIRM - http://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/21766/

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=519692

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=499785

UBUNTU - USN-852-1

REDHAT - RHSA-2009:1438

CONFIRM - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.30

SECUNIA - 37351

SECUNIA - 37105

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2010:012

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2009:054

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8a0a9bd4db63bc45e3017bedeafbd88d0eb84d02


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:59:58