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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed 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

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

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