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CVE-2008-4552 Detail

Current Description

The good_client function in nfs-utils 1.0.9, and possibly other versions before 1.1.3, invokes the hosts_ctl function with the wrong order of arguments, which causes TCP Wrappers to ignore netgroups and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/14/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/02/2009)

This issue affected Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and was addressed by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1321.html

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0307
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:060
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/07/19/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/07/19/5
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1321.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497935/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31823 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-687-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=458676
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45895
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11544
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8325

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11544
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11544
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8325
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8325

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4552
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018