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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3740

The CIFS filesystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22, when Unix extension support is enabled, does not honor the umask of a process, which allows local users to gain privileges.
Publish Date : 2007-09-13 Last Update Date : 2012-03-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.4
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-08-02 2007-06-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-3740 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20073740 unix
DSA-1378-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20370 unix
DSA-1378-2 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18649 unix
DSA-1504 kernel-source-2.6.8 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8130 unix
ELSA-2007:0705: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22545 unix
RHSA-2007:0705: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070705 unix
RHSA-2007:0939: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070939 unix
The CIFS filesystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22, when Unix extension support is enabled, does not honor the umask ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9953 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-2007-3740

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 30

- References For CVE-2007-3740

http://secunia.com/advisories/26760
SECUNIA 26760
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:006
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:064
http://secunia.com/advisories/26955
SECUNIA 26955
http://secunia.com/advisories/26978
SECUNIA 26978
http://secunia.com/advisories/27436
SECUNIA 27436
http://secunia.com/advisories/27912
SECUNIA 27912
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/27747
SECUNIA 27747
http://secunia.com/advisories/29058
SECUNIA 29058
http://secunia.com/advisories/28806
SECUNIA 28806
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-474.htm CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0939.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0939
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0705.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0705
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36593
XF kernel-cifs-filesystem-dos(36593)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504
DEBIAN DSA-1504
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1378
DEBIAN DSA-1378
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:105
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:105
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:008
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:008
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25672
BID 25672 Linux Kernel CIFS Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-21
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=253314
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-518-1
UBUNTU USN-518-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3740

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


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