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CVE-2008-0216 Detail

Description

The ptsname function in FreeBSD 6.0 through 7.0-PRERELEASE does not properly verify that a certain portion of a device name is associated with a pty of a user who is calling the pt_chown function, which might allow local users to read data from the pty from another user.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:01.pty.asc Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27284
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019191
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39667

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.0:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.0:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.1:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.1:release_p10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.1:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.2:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:7.0:current:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:7.0:pre-release:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0216
NVD Published Date:
01/15/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017