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."


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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-362 Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') cwe source acceptance level NIST  
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-2008-1669
NVD Published Date:
05/07/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE