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CVE-2007-0166 Detail

Current Description

The jail rc.d script in FreeBSD 5.3 up to 6.2 does not verify pathnames when writing to /var/log/console.log during a jail start-up, or when file systems are mounted or unmounted, which allows local root users to overwrite arbitrary files, or mount/unmount files, outside of the jail via a symlink attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:01.jail.asc Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017505
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22011

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
6.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0166
NVD Published Date:
01/11/2007
NVD Last Modified:
11/15/2008