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CVE-2008-0122 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in the inet_network function in libbind in ISC BIND 9.4.2 and earlier, as used in libc in FreeBSD 6.2 through 7.0-PRERELEASE, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted input that triggers memory corruption.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/15/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0122
Original release date:
01/15/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
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 (05/21/2008)

This issue did not affect the versions of GNU libc as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5. This issue affects the versions of libbind as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5, however the vulnerable function is not used by any shipped applications. The Red Hat Security Response Team has therefore rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-0122 An update to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was released to correct this issue: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0300.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00004.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:006
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:02.libc.asc Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-08:02
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-238493-1 External Source SUNALERT 238493
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-244.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-244.htm
http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/bind-security.php Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/bind-security.php
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/203611 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#203611
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0300.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0300
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487000/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080124 rPSA-2008-0029-1 bind bind-utils
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27283 Patch External Source BID 27283
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019189 External Source SECTRACK 1019189
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0193 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0193
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0703 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0703
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1743/references Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1743
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/ijhifoeblist?mode=7&heading=AIX61&path=/200802/SECURITY/20080227/datafile123640&label=AIX%20libc%20inet_network%20buffer%20overflow External Source CONFIRM http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/ijhifoeblist?mode=7&heading=AIX61&path=/200802/SECURITY/20080227/datafile123640&label=AIX%20libc%20inet_network%20buffer%20overflow
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4167 External Source CONFIRM http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4167
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429149 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429149
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39670 External Source XF freebsd-inetnetwork-bo(39670)
https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04952488 External Source CONFIRM https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04952488
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2169 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2169
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10190 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10190
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00781.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0903
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00782.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-0904

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10190
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10190

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