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CVE-2008-3323 Detail

Description

setup.exe before 2.573.2.3 in Cygwin does not properly verify the authenticity of packages, which allows remote Cygwin mirror servers or man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code via a package list containing the MD5 checksum of a Trojan horse package.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/28/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
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://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2008-08/msg00001.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4051
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/494756/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30375
http://www.security-objectives.com/advisories/SECOBJADV-2008-02.txt
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2321
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=449929
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44047

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:cygwin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3323
NVD Published Date:
07/28/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018