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CVE-2008-4192 Detail

Current Description

The pserver_shutdown function in fence_egenera in cman 2.20080629 and 2.20080801 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/eglog temporary file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/29/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4192
Original release date:
09/29/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/17/2008)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-4192 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496410 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496410
http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/cman External Source CONFIRM http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/cman
http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt External Source MISC http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/18/3 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080918 CVE Request (openswan, emacspeak, cman)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/24/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080923 Re: CVE Request (openswan, emacspeak, cman)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/30/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20081030 CVE requests: tempfile issues for aview, mgetty, openoffice, crossfire
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0266.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2011:0266
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30898 External Source BID 30898
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-875-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-875-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0419 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2011-0419
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460476 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460476
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44845 External Source XF cman-fenceegenera-symlink(44845)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-October/msg00666.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-9042

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