linux kernel vulnerabilities and exploits

6.8
CVSSv2
CVE-2010-0309

The pit_ioport_read function in the Programmable Interval Timer (PIT) emulation in i8254.c in KVM 83 does not properly use the pit_state data structure, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash or hang) by attempting to read the /dev/port file....

7.2
CVSSv2
CVE-2018-7738

In util-linux before 2.32-rc1, bash-completion/umount allows local users to gain privileges by embedding shell commands in a mountpoint name, which is mishandled during a umount command (within Bash) by a different user, as demonstrated by logging in as root and entering umount...

KernelUtil-linux
7.2
CVSSv2
CVE-2009-4004

Buffer overflow in the kvm_vcpu_ioctl_x86_setup_mce function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via a KVM_X86_SETUP_MCE IOCTL request...

LinuxKernelLinux Kernel
2.1
CVSSv2
CVE-2013-0157

(a) mount and (b) umount in util-linux 2.14.1, 2.17.2, and probably other versions allow local users to determine the existence of restricted directories by (1) using the --guess-fstype command-line option or (2) attempting to mount a non-existent device, which generates...

9.3
CVSSv2
CVE-2018-17953

A incorrect variable in a SUSE specific patch for pam_access rule matching in PAM 1.3.0 in openSUSE Leap 15.0 and SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 could lead to pam_access rules not being applied (fail open)....

7.2
CVSSv2
CVE-2016-2779

runuser in util-linux allows local users to escape to the parent session via a crafted TIOCSTI ioctl call, which pushes characters to the terminal's input buffer....

KernelUtil-linux
6.9
CVSSv2
CVE-2009-2406

Stack-based buffer overflow in the parse_tag_11_packet function in fs/ecryptfs/keystore.c in the eCryptfs subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors involving a crafted...

LinuxKernelLinux Kernel
4.9
CVSSv2
CVE-2009-2847

The do_sigaltstack function in kernel/signal.c in Linux kernel 2.4 through 2.4.37 and 2.6 before 2.6.31-rc5, when running on 64-bit systems, does not clear certain padding bytes from a structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from the kernel stack via...

LinuxKernelLinux Kernel
7.2
CVSSv2
CVE-2004-0619

Integer overflow in the ubsec_keysetup function for Linux Broadcom 5820 cryptonet driver allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a negative add_dsa_buf_bytes variable, which leads to a buffer overflow....

7.8
CVSSv2
CVE-2009-1389

Buffer overflow in the RTL8169 NIC driver (drivers/net/r8169.c) in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel memory corruption and crash) via a long packet....

LinuxKernelLinux Kernel