CVE-2008-2148

low
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Description

The utimensat system call (sys_utimensat) in Linux kernel 2.6.22 and other versions before 2.6.25.3 does not check file permissions when certain UTIME_NOW and UTIME_OMIT combinations are used, which allows local users to modify file times of arbitrary files, possibly leading to a denial of service.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.25.y.git;a=commit;h=f9dfda1ad0637a89a64d001cf81478bd8d9b6306

http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/30198

http://secunia.com/advisories/30241

http://secunia.com/advisories/30818

http://secunia.com/advisories/31107

http://secunia.com/advisories/31628

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0169

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29134

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1543/references

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42342

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-05-12

Updated: 2017-08-08

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 3.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
36653Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2008:167)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
33531Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : linux, linux-source-2.6.15/20/22 vulnerabilities (USN-625-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
33253openSUSE 10 Security Update : kernel (kernel-5339)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high