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CVE-2008-0600 Detail

Description

The vmsplice_to_pipe function in Linux kernel 2.6.17 through 2.6.24.1 does not validate a certain userspace pointer before dereference, which allows local users to gain root privileges via crafted arguments in a vmsplice system call, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-0009 and CVE-2008-0010.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/12/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0600
Original release date:
02/12/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
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 (02/13/2008)

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4. Updated kernel packages are available to correct this issue for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0129.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00005.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:007
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00002.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:013
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:030
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120263652322197&w=2 Exploit External Source MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120264520431307&w=2 Exploit External Source MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120264773202422&w=2 Exploit External Source MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120266328220808&w=2 Exploit External Source MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120266353621139&w=2 Exploit External Source MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019393 External Source SECTRACK 1019393
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0052 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0052
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0052 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0052
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1494 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1494
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:043 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:043
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:044 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:044
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0129.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0129
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488009/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080212 rPSA-2008-0052-1 kernel
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27704 External Source BID 27704
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27801 External Source BID 27801
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-577-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-577-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0487/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0487
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432229 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432229
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432517 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432517
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2237 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2237
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11358 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11358
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5092 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 5092
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00254.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1422
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00255.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1423
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00270.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1433
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00485.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1629

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11358
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11358

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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