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CVE-2008-4638 Detail

Current Description

qioadmin in the Quick I/O for Database feature in Symantec Veritas File System (VxFS) on HP-UX, and before 5.0 MP3 on Solaris, Linux, and AIX, allows local users to read arbitrary files by causing qioadmin to write a file's content to standard error in an error message.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/21/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seer.entsupport.symantec.com/docs/310872.htm Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497675/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31679
http://www.security-objectives.com/advisories/SECOBJSADV-2008-05.txt
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.10.20.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2875 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46009

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4638
NVD Published Date:
10/21/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018