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CVE-2007-3740 Detail

Current Description

The CIFS filesystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22, when Unix extension support is enabled, does not honor the umask of a process, which allows local users to gain privileges.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/13/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3740
Original release date:
09/13/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.4 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally 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 (10/18/2007)

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00001.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:064
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:006
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1378 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1378
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1504
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:008 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:008
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:105 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:105
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0705.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0705
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0939
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25672 External Source BID 25672
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-518-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-518-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=253314 External Source MISC https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=253314
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36593 External Source XF kernel-cifs-filesystem-dos(36593)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9953 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9953

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9953
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9953

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.6.21.7

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