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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0600 (1 public exploit)

The vmsplice_to_pipe function in Linux kernel 2.6.17 through 2.6.24.1 does not validate a certain userspace pointer before dereference, which allows local users to gain root privileges via crafted arguments in a vmsplice system call, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-0009 and CVE-2008-0010.
Publish Date : 2008-02-12 Last Update Date : 2012-03-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 94

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4. Updated kernel packages are available to correct this issue for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0129.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
7.2
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2008-02-09 2008-02-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0600 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20080600 unix
DSA-1494 linux-2.6 -- missing access checks oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7882 unix
ELSA-2008:0129: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22451 unix
RHSA-2008:0129: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080129 unix
The vmsplice_to_pipe function in Linux kernel 2.6.17 through 2.6.24.1 does not validate a certain userspace pointer befo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11358 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-2008-0600

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Git4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Git3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Git2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Git7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Git1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Git6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 Git5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 104

- References For CVE-2008-0600

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0487/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0487
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:007
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:013
http://secunia.com/advisories/28835
SECUNIA 28835
http://secunia.com/advisories/28858
SECUNIA 28858
http://secunia.com/advisories/28875
SECUNIA 28875
http://secunia.com/advisories/28889
SECUNIA 28889
http://secunia.com/advisories/28896
SECUNIA 28896
http://secunia.com/advisories/28912
SECUNIA 28912
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120263652322197&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:044
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:044
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:043
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:043
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1494
DEBIAN DSA-1494
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0052 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0052 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/28933
SECUNIA 28933
http://secunia.com/advisories/28925
SECUNIA 28925
http://secunia.com/advisories/29245
SECUNIA 29245
http://secunia.com/advisories/28937
SECUNIA 28937
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019393
SECTRACK 1019393
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432229 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-577-1
UBUNTU USN-577-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27801
BID 27801 Linux Kernel Prior to 2.6.24.2 'vmsplice_to_pipe()' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-12-28
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27704
BID 27704 RETIRED: Linux Kernel Multiple Prior to 2.6.24.1 Multiple Memory Access Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-02-14
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488009/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080212 rPSA-2008-0052-1 kernel
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00255.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1423
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00254.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1422
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2237 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432517 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0129.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0129
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00485.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1629
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00270.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1433
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:030
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120264520431307&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120264773202422&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120266353621139&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=120266328220808&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080210 Re: [PATCH] kernel 2.6.24.1 still vulnerable to the vmsplice local root exploit
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/5092
MILW0RM 5092
http://secunia.com/advisories/30818
SECUNIA 30818

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0600

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