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CVE-2008-0777 Detail

Description

The sendfile system call in FreeBSD 5.5 through 7.0 does not check the access flags of the file descriptor used for sending a file, which allows local users to read the contents of write-only files.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/14/2008

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): Low
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://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:03.sendfile.asc Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019416
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27789 Exploit Patch

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:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0777
NVD Published Date:
02/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008