CVE-2008-0600 Detail

Current 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.


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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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120263652322197&w=2 Exploit 
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120264520431307&w=2 Exploit 
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120264773202422&w=2 Exploit 
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120266328220808&w=2 Exploit 
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120266353621139&w=2 Exploit 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019393
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0052
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0052
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1494
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:043
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:044
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0129.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488009/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27704
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27801
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-577-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0487/references
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432229
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432517
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2237
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11358
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5092
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00254.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00255.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00270.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00485.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-94 Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0600
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.