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CVE-2008-1951 Detail

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in a certain Red Hat build script for Standards Based Linux Instrumentation for Manageability (sblim) libraries before 1-13a.el4_6.1 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4, and before 1-31.el5_2.1 in RHEL 5, allows local users to gain privileges via a malicious library in a certain subdirectory of /var/tmp, related to an incorrect RPATH setting, as demonstrated by a malicious libc.so library for tog-pegasus.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/25/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29913 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020354 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=447705 Issue Tracking
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43315
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9635
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0497.html Not Applicable

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9635
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9635

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1951
NVD Published Date:
06/25/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017