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CVE-2007-3919 Detail

Description

(1) xenbaked and (2) xenmon.py in Xen 3.1 and earlier allow local users to truncate arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/xenq-shm.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/28/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/01/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-3919 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=447795
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1395
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:203
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0194.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26190
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018859
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3621
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37403
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9913
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00004.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00075.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9913
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9913

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3919
NVD Published Date:
10/28/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017