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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3915

Original release date: 09/10/2008
Last revised: 03/19/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in nfsd in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26.4, when NFSv4 is enabled, allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via vectors related to decoding an NFSv4 acl.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
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 (01/15/2009)
This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise MRG for RHEL-5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0857
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26.4
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32190
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31881
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=91b80969ba466ba4b915a4a1d03add8c297add3f
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-kernel] 20080903 [patch 05/16] nfsd: fix buffer overrun decoding NFSv4 acl
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32393
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-659-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461101
External Source: XF
Name: linux-kernel-nfsv4-bo(45055)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080904 CVE request: kernel: nfsd: fix buffer overrun decoding NFSv4 acl
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1636
External Source: BID
Name: 31133
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080904 Re: CVE request: kernel: nfsd: fix buffer overrun decoding NFSv4 acl

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23
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