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CVE-2008-0598 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the 32-bit and 64-bit emulation in the Linux kernel 2.6.9, 2.6.18, and probably other versions allows local users to read uninitialized memory via unknown vectors involving a crafted binary.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00003.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0508.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1630
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:220
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0973.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0009.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29942
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020367
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=433938
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43554
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10721
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6201

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0598
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017