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CVE-2008-3525 Detail

Current Description

The sbni_ioctl function in drivers/net/wan/sbni.c in the wan subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.26.3 does not check for the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability before processing a (1) SIOCDEVRESINSTATS, (2) SIOCDEVSHWSTATE, (3) SIOCDEVENSLAVE, or (4) SIOCDEVEMANSIPATE ioctl request, which allows local users to bypass intended capability restrictions.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f2455eb176ac87081bbfc9a44b21c7cd2bc1967e Exploit
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00001.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1653
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1655
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.7
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:220
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:223
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/29/2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0973.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020969
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2511
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2714
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5671
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9364
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00689.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00693.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.3
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3525
NVD Published Date:
09/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017