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CVE-2008-3531 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in sys/kern/vfs_mount.c in the kernel in FreeBSD 7.0 and 7.1, when vfs.usermount is enabled, allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted (1) mount or (2) nmount system call, related to copying of "user defined data" in "certain error conditions."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/05/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:08.nmount.asc
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31002 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020816
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45143

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3531
NVD Published Date:
09/05/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017