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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4933

Buffer overflow in the hfsplus_find_cat function in fs/hfsplus/catalog.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or system crash) via an hfsplus filesystem image with an invalid catalog namelength field, related to the hfsplus_cat_build_key_uni function.
Publish Date : 2008-11-05 Last Update Date : 2012-03-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2008-11-03 2008-10-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the hfsplus_find_cat function in fs/hfsplus/catalog.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 allows at... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11061 unix
CVE-2008-4933 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084933 unix
DSA-1681 linux-2.6.24 -- denial of service/privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7980 unix
DSA-1681-1 linux-2.6.24 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19922 unix
DSA-1687 linux-2.6 -- denial of service/privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8144 unix
DSA-1687-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19979 unix
ELSA-2009:0264: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22754 unix
RHSA-2009:0014: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090014 unix
RHSA-2009:0264: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090264 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-2008-4933

# 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 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC2 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
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22 Rc7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Rc4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Rc5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.3 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.4 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.5 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.6 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.7 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.8 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.9 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.10 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.11 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.12 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 110

- References For CVE-2008-4933

http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.28-rc1 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:004
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/03/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20081103 CVE requests: kernel: hfsplus-related bugs
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:234
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:234
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1687
DEBIAN DSA-1687
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1681
DEBIAN DSA-1681
http://secunia.com/advisories/33858
SECUNIA 33858
http://secunia.com/advisories/33704
SECUNIA 33704
http://secunia.com/advisories/33641
SECUNIA 33641
http://secunia.com/advisories/33556
SECUNIA 33556
http://secunia.com/advisories/33180
SECUNIA 33180
http://secunia.com/advisories/32998
SECUNIA 32998
http://secunia.com/advisories/32918
SECUNIA 32918
http://secunia.com/advisories/32510
SECUNIA 32510
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0264.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0264
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00010.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:008
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.27.y.git;a=commit;h=efc7ffcb4237f8cb9938909041c4ed38f6e1bf40 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0014.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0014
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46405
XF linux-kernel-hfsplusfindcat-bo(46405)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-679-1
UBUNTU USN-679-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32093
BID 32093 Linux Kernel 'hfsplus_find_cat()' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-10

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4933

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


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