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CVE-2008-6560 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in CMAN - The Cluster Manager before 2.03.09-1 on Fedora 9 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and memory corruption) via a cluster.conf file with many lines. NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue crosses privilege boundaries in realistic uses of the product.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/04/2009)

Red Hat does not consider this to be a security issue. The misbehaviour of CMAN is triggered by corrupted / specially crafted cluster.conf configuration file. Ability to edit this file is restricted to system administrator, therefore no privilege boundary is crossed.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/cluster.git?p=cluster.git;a=commitdiff;h=67fee9128e54c6c3fc3eae306b5b501f3029c3be Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00163.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00164.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00165.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-875-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468966 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49832

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:cman:2.03.03-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:cman:2.03.04-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:cman:2.03.05-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:cman:2.03.07-1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:cman:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.03.08-1
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:fedora:9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux:5.0:*:enterprise:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-6560
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017