CVE-2009-0876 Detail

Current Description

Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0.0, 2.0.2, 2.0.4, 2.0.6r39760, 2.1.0, 2.1.2, and 2.1.4r42893 on Linux allows local users to gain privileges via a hardlink attack, which preserves setuid/setgid bits on Linux, related to DT_RPATH:$ORIGIN.


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Evaluator Solution

Per: http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-254568-1 "5. Resolution This issue is addressed in the following releases: Linux * Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0.6r43001 * Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.1.4r43001"

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Hyperlink Resource
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-254568-1 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/03/15/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/03/17/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34080 Exploit 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021841
http://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/3444 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0674 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=260331
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49193

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0876
NVD Published Date:
03/12/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017
Source:
MITRE