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CVE-2008-2729 Detail

Current Description

arch/x86_64/lib/copy_user.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 on some AMD64 systems does not erase destination memory locations after an exception during kernel memory copy, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=3022d734a54cbd2b65eea9a024564821101b4a9a;hp=f0f4c3432e5e1087b3a8c0e6bd4113d3c37497ff Exploit
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0508.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1630
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:174
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29943
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020364
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=451271
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43558
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11571

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:red_hat:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2729
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017