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CVE-2008-3915 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in nfsd in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26.4, when NFSv4 is enabled, allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via vectors related to decoding an NFSv4 acl.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/10/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3915
Original release date:
09/10/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/15/2009)

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise MRG for RHEL-5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=91b80969ba466ba4b915a4a1d03add8c297add3f External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=91b80969ba466ba4b915a4a1d03add8c297add3f
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/9/3/286 External Source MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080903 [patch 05/16] nfsd: fix buffer overrun decoding NFSv4 acl
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1636
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26.4 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26.4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/04/18 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080904 Re: CVE request: kernel: nfsd: fix buffer overrun decoding NFSv4 acl
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/04/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080904 CVE request: kernel: nfsd: fix buffer overrun decoding NFSv4 acl
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0857
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31133 External Source BID 31133
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-659-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461101 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=461101
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45055 External Source XF linux-kernel-nfsv4-bo(45055)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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