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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5191

mount and umount in util-linux and loop-aes-utils call the setuid and setgid functions in the wrong order and do not check the return values, which might allow attackers to gain privileges via helpers such as mount.nfs.
Publish Date : 2007-10-04 Last Update Date : 2010-12-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

Updates are available to address this issue: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0969.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-09-20 2007-09-20
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1449 loop-aes-utils -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7851 unix
DSA-1449-1 loop-aes-utils privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18591 unix
DSA-1450 util-linux -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8090 unix
DSA-1450-1 util-linux privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19981 unix
ELSA-2007:0969: util-linux security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22114 unix
mount and umount in util-linux and loop-aes-utils call the setuid and setgid functions in the wrong order and do not che... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10101 unix
RHSA-2007:0969: util-linux security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070969 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-2007-5191

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Andries Brouwer Util-linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Debian Loop-aes Team Loop-aes-utils Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Andries Brouwer Util-linux 1
Debian Loop-aes Team Loop-aes-utils 1

- References For CVE-2007-5191

http://frontal2.mandriva.com/en/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:198
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:198
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=195390 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/27122
SECUNIA 27122
http://secunia.com/advisories/27104
SECUNIA 27104
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000002.html
MLIST [Security-announce] 20080107 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-10/msg00008.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:022
http://secunia.com/advisories/27145
SECUNIA 27145
http://secunia.com/advisories/27188
SECUNIA 27188
http://secunia.com/advisories/27283
SECUNIA 27283
http://secunia.com/advisories/27354
SECUNIA 27354
http://secunia.com/advisories/27399
SECUNIA 27399
http://secunia.com/advisories/27687
SECUNIA 27687
http://secunia.com/advisories/28348
SECUNIA 28348
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200710-18
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=320041 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/28349
SECUNIA 28349
http://secunia.com/advisories/28368
SECUNIA 28368
http://secunia.com/advisories/28469
SECUNIA 28469
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-023.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1450
DEBIAN DSA-1450
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1449
DEBIAN DSA-1449
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485936/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080108 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0064
VUPEN ADV-2008-0064
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3417
VUPEN ADV-2007-3417
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0969.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0969
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-533-1
UBUNTU USN-533-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018782
SECTRACK 1018782
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25973
BID 25973 util-linux mount umount Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-01-23
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/486859/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080123 UPDATED VMSA-2008-0001.1 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1757 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00144.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2462
http://git.kernel.org/?p=utils/util-linux-ng/util-linux-ng.git;a=commit;h=ebbeb2c7ac1b00b6083905957837a271e80b187e CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5191

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


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