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CVE-2008-1669 Detail

Current Description

Linux kernel before 2.6.25.2 does not apply a certain protection mechanism for fcntl functionality, which allows local users to (1) execute code in parallel or (2) exploit a race condition to obtain "re-ordered access to the descriptor table."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00012.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000023.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0162
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1575
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.4
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.2
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:104
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:105
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0211.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0233.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0237.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/491740/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29076 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019974
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-618-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1451/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1452/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2222/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42242
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2518
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10065
https://usn.ubuntu.com/614-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00232.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00294.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00357.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CWE-362)
  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.12:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1669
NVD Published Date:
05/07/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018