National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

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
Description Last Modified:  02/12/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

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

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

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.22.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.23.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Showing 100 of 104 CPEs, view all CPEs here.

Denotes Vulnerable Software
Are we missing a CPE here? Please let us know.

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0600
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018