CVE-2008-1628 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the audit_log_user_command function in lib/audit_logging.c in Linux Audit before 1.7 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long command argument. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.


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Evaluator Description

Additional information can be found at: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28524/info http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1052

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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/04/2008)

This issue did not affect the audit packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. Red Hat is not treating this issue as a security vulnerability for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as no application used the affected interface, and the only result is a controlled application termination as the overflow is detected by the FORTIFY_SOURCE protection mechanism. We plan to address this as non-security bug fix in updated audit packages for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.2. For further details, please see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-1628

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00011.html
http://people.redhat.com/sgrubb/audit/ChangeLog
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-14.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:083
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28524
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019824
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1052/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41576
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00200.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/linux-audit/2008-March/msg00138.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1628
NVD Published Date:
04/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE