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CVE-2008-3970 Detail

Current Description

pam_mount 0.10 through 0.45, when luserconf is enabled, does not verify mountpoint and source ownership before mounting a user-defined volume, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via a local mount.

Source:  MITRE
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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:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dev.medozas.de/gitweb.cgi?p=pam_mount;a=commitdiff;h=33b91d7659ae3aa78b1e94fd3f8e545ae5ff25db
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00005.html
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=alpine.LNX.1.10.0809042353120.17569%40fbirervta.pbzchgretzou.qr&forum_name=pam-mount-user
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=624240
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:208
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/06/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/09/12
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31041
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44960

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.12.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.35.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pam_mount:pam_mount:0.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3970
NVD Published Date:
09/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017