CVE-2008-3275 Detail

Current Description

The (1) real_lookup and (2) __lookup_hash functions in fs/namei.c in the vfs implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.25.15 do not prevent creation of a child dentry for a deleted (aka S_DEAD) directory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service ("overflow" of the UBIFS orphan area) via a series of attempted file creations within deleted directories.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=d70b67c8bc72ee23b55381bd6a884f4796692f77 Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00001.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00003.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/7/2/83 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1630 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30647 Patch  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020739 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=457858 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44410 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10744 Third Party Advisory 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6551 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/637-1/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3275
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/14/2020
Source:
MITRE