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CVE-2008-4190 Detail

Current Description

The IPSEC livetest tool in Openswan 2.4.12 and earlier, and 2.6.x through 2.6.16, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack on the (1) ipseclive.conn and (2) ipsec.olts.remote.log temporary files. NOTE: in many distributions and the upstream version, this tool has been disabled.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/24/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/30/2009)

This issue has been addressed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0402.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496374 Patch
http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/openswan
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1760 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/30/2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0402.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501624/100/0/threaded Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501640/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31243 Patch
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460425
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45250
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10078
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/9135

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10078
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10078

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:1.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:1.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:1.0.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:1.0.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:1.0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.05:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.06:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.07:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.08:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.09:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openswan:openswan:2.6.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4190
NVD Published Date:
09/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017