National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

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      Last Modified:  06/09/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2358
Original release date:
06/09/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:030
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1592 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1592
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:112 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:112
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:167
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0519
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29603 External Source BID 29603
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020211 External Source SECTRACK 1020211
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-625-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=447389 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=447389
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43034 External Source XF linux-kernel-dccpfeatchange-bo(43034)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9644 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9644
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00082.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-5893

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

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Change History 3 change records found - show changes