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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3525

Original release date: 09/03/2008
Last revised: 07/18/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The sbni_ioctl function in drivers/net/wan/sbni.c in the wan subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.26.3 does not check for the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability before processing a (1) SIOCDEVRESINSTATS, (2) SIOCDEVSHWSTATE, (3) SIOCDEVENSLAVE, or (4) SIOCDEVEMANSIPATE ioctl request, which allows local users to bypass intended capability restrictions.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:223
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080829 CVE-2008-3525 kernel: missing capability checks in sbni_ioctl()
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32759
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32370
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1653
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:052
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32103
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2511
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0787
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32356
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f2455eb176ac87081bbfc9a44b21c7cd2bc1967e
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32237
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8929
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33280
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-8980
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9364
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0973
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:025
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2714
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-659-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:053
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5671
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32386
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:049
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32393
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:047
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.7
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:220
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32315
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1655
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33201
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020969
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:051

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5671
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9364
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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