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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0122

Original release date: 01/15/2008
Last revised: 08/30/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Off-by-one error in the inet_network function in libbind in ISC BIND 9.4.2 and earlier, as used in libc in FreeBSD 6.2 through 7.0-PRERELEASE, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted input that triggers memory corruption.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/21/2008)
This issue did not affect the versions of GNU libc as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5. This issue affects the versions of libbind as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5, however the vulnerable function is not used by any shipped applications. The Red Hat Security Response Team has therefore rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-0122 An update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released to correct this issue: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0300.html

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/ijhifoeblist?mode=7&heading=AIX61&path=/200802/SECURITY/20080227/datafile123640&label=AIX%20libc%20inet_network%20buffer%20overflow
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29161
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#203611
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080124 rPSA-2008-0029-1 bind bind-utils
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0903
External Source: XF
Name: freebsd-inetnetwork-bo(39670)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28487
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10190
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:006
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0703
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2169
External Source: FREEBSD
Name: FreeBSD-SA-08:02
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/bind-security.php
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-244.htm
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019189
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0300
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4167
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29323
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-0904
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30718
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30538
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 238493
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30313
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429149
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1743
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 27283
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28367
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28429
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28579
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0193
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10190
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:6.2 and previous versions
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cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd:7.0:pre-release and previous versions
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