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CVE-2007-5191 Detail

Current Description

mount and umount in util-linux and loop-aes-utils call the setuid and setgid functions in the wrong order and do not check the return values, which might allow attackers to gain privileges via helpers such as mount.nfs.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/04/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/01/2009)

Updates are available to address this issue: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0969.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195390
http://frontal2.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:198
http://git.kernel.org/?p=utils/util-linux-ng/util-linux-ng.git;a=commit;h=ebbeb2c7ac1b00b6083905957837a271e80b187e Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-10/msg00008.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000002.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-18.xml
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-023.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1449
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1450
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0969.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485936/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/486859/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25973
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018782
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-533-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3417 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0064 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=320041
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1757
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10101
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00144.html Vendor Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10101
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10101

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5191
NVD Published Date:
10/04/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018