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CVE-2008-2358 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the dccp_feat_change function in net/dccp/feat.c in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and 2.6.17 through 2.6.20, allows local users to gain privileges via an invalid feature length, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/09/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

Evaluator Solution

Patch information can be found at the following location: http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2008/msg00172.html

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/15/2009)

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1592
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:112
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29603
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020211
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=447389
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43034
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9644
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00082.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9644
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9644

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2358
NVD Published Date:
06/09/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017