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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-3623

nfs2acl.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.14.4 does not check for MAY_SATTR privilege before setting access controls (ACL) on files on exported NFS filesystems, which allows remote attackers to bypass ACLs for readonly mounted NFS filesystems.
Publish Date : 2005-12-31 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-12-20 2005-12-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-3623 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20053623 unix
nfs2acl.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.14.4 does not check for MAY_SATTR privilege before setting access controls (ACL) on fi... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11707 unix
RHSA-2006:0575: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Update 4 (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060575 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-3623

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.14.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2005-3623

http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/12/23/171
http://secunia.com/advisories/22417
SECUNIA 22417
http://secunia.com/advisories/21465
SECUNIA 21465
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-200.htm CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0575.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0575
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_06_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:006
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16570
BID 16570 Linux Kernel NFS ACL Access Control Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-25
http://lists.suse.de/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Feb/0010.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:012
http://secunia.com/advisories/18788
SECUNIA 18788
http://secunia.com/advisories/19038
SECUNIA 19038

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-3623

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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