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CVE-2008-5393 Detail

Description

UPR-Kernel in Ubuntu Privacy Remix (UPR) before 8.04_r1 includes kernel support for mounting RAID arrays, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended isolation mechanisms by (1) reading from or (2) writing to these arrays.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/08/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5393
Original release date:
12/08/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/09/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG. It only affected the Ubuntu Privacy Remix (UPR) kernel.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4696 External Source SREASON 4696
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498905/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20081204 [UPRSN] Ubuntu Privacy Remix 8.04r1 fixes security issues
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32629 Patch External Source BID 32629
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/301285 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/301285
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47082 External Source XF upr-satadisks-security-bypass(47082)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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