CVE-2009-2584

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CVE-2009-2584
7.2
grsecurity.net, lkml.org, lkml.org, securityfocus.com, ubuntu.com, xorl.wordpress.com, exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
2009-07-23
2017-08-17 06:09

Description

Off-by-one error in the options_write function in drivers/misc/sgi-gru/gruprocfs.c in the SGI GRU driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.30.2 and earlier on ia64 and x86 platforms might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges via a crafted count argument, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

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CVE-2009-2584