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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      Last Modified:  10/28/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3919
Original release date:
10/28/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
9.2
Exploitability Subscore:
2.7
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=447795 External Source MISC http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=447795
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1395 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1395
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:203 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:203
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0194.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0194
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26190 External Source BID 26190
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018859 External Source SECTRACK 1018859
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3621 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3621
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37403 External Source XF xen-xenqshm-symlink(37403)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9913 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9913
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00004.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2708
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00075.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-737

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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