CVEdetails.com the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew   www.itsecdb.com  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3919

(1) xenbaked and (2) xenmon.py in Xen 3.1 and earlier allow local users to truncate arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/xenq-shm.
Publish Date : 2007-10-28 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-3919 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-10-17 2007-10-23
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @ cvedetails.com

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
(1) xenbaked and (2) xenmon.py in Xen 3.1 and earlier allow local users to truncate arbitrary files via a symlink attack... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9913 unix
DSA-1395-1 xen-3.0 - insecure temporary files oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18680 unix
ELSA-2008:0194: xen security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22720 unix
RHSA-2008:0194: xen security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080194 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-2007-3919

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xensource Inc XEN 3.0.3 0 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xensource Inc XEN 3.0.3 0 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xensource Inc XEN 2

- References For CVE-2007-3919

http://secunia.com/advisories/29963
SECUNIA 29963
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0194.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0194
http://osvdb.org/41342
OSVDB 41342
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=447795
http://secunia.com/advisories/27389
SECUNIA 27389
http://osvdb.org/41343
OSVDB 41343
http://secunia.com/advisories/27408
SECUNIA 27408
http://secunia.com/advisories/27486
SECUNIA 27486
http://secunia.com/advisories/27497
SECUNIA 27497
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:203
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:203
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3621
VUPEN ADV-2007-3621
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1395
DEBIAN DSA-1395
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26190
BID 26190 Xen 'xenmon.py' and 'xenbaked' Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-13
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018859
SECTRACK 1018859
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/37403
XF xen-xenqshm-symlink(37403)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00075.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-737
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00004.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2708

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3919

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


CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.