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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      Last Modified:  10/04/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5191
Original release date:
10/04/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195390 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195390
http://frontal2.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:198 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:198
http://git.kernel.org/?p=utils/util-linux-ng/util-linux-ng.git;a=commit;h=ebbeb2c7ac1b00b6083905957837a271e80b187e Patch External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=utils/util-linux-ng/util-linux-ng.git;a=commit;h=ebbeb2c7ac1b00b6083905957837a271e80b187e
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-10/msg00008.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:022
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000002.html External Source MLIST [Security-announce] 20080107 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-18.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200710-18
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-023.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-023.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1449 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1449
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1450 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1450
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0969.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0969
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485936/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080108 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486859/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080123 UPDATED VMSA-2008-0001.1 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25973 External Source BID 25973
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018782 External Source SECTRACK 1018782
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-533-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-533-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3417 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3417
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0064 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0064
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=320041 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=320041
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1757 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1757
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10101 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10101
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00144.html Vendor Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2462

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)

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