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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
Description Last Modified:  01/15/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00004.html
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:02.libc.asc Patch Vendor Advisory
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-238493-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-244.htm
http://www.isc.org/index.pl?/sw/bind/bind-security.php Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/203611 US Government Resource
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0300.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487000/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27283 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019189
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0193 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0703 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1743/references Vendor Advisory
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
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=429149
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39670
https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04952488
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2169
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10190
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00781.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00782.html

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

Technical Details

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0122
NVD Published Date:
01/15/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018