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CVE-2008-2538 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in crontab on Sun Solaris 8 through 10, and OpenSolaris before snv_93, allows local users to insert cron jobs into the crontab files of arbitrary users via unspecified vectors.

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://securitytracker.com/id?1020151
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-237864-1
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-222.htm
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1714
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42763
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A4725

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:8:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:9:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:10:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:sun:solaris:10:*:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2538
NVD Published Date:
06/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017