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CVE-2008-4580 Detail

Current Description

fence_manual, as used in fence 2.02.00-r1 and possibly cman, allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the fence_manual.fifo temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/15/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/12/2009)

Manual fencing agent is documented to only be provided for testing purposes and should not be used in production environments. Therefore, there is no plan to fix this flaw in Red Hat Cluster Suite for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, and in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=240576
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/13/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/16/1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-875-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45953

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4580
NVD Published Date:
10/15/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017