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CVE-2008-3278 Detail

Current Description

frysk packages through 2008-08-05 as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 are built with an insecure RPATH set in the ELF header of multiple binaries in /usr/bin/f* (e.g. fcore, fcatch, fstack, fstep, ...) shipped in the package. A local attacker can exploit this vulnerability by running arbitrary code as another user.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2008-3278 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-3278 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-3278 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-1188 Insecure Default Initialization of Resource NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:frysk:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2008-08-05
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3278
NVD Published Date:
11/07/2019
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2019