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CVE-2008-4474 Detail

Description

freeradius-dialupadmin in freeradius 2.0.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files in (1) backup_radacct, (2) clean_radacct, (3) monthly_tot_stats, (4) tot_stats, and (5) truncate_radacct.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/07/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4474
Original release date:
10/07/2008
Last revised:
02/06/2009
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
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 (01/01/1900)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of freeradius as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496389 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496389
http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/freeradius-dialupadmin External Source CONFIRM http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/freeradius-dialupadmin
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/08/msg00271.html External Source MLIST [debian-devel] 20080811 Possible mass bug filing: The possibility of attack with the help of symlinks in some Debian packages
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:028
http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt External Source MISC http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt
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.securityfocus.com/bid/30901 External Source BID 30901
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:freeradius:freeradius:2.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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