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# CVE ID CWE ID # of Exploits Vulnerability Type(s) Publish Date Update Date Score Gained Access Level Access Complexity Authentication Conf. Integ. Avail.
1 CVE-2008-5182 362 +Priv 2008-11-20 2017-09-28
6.9
None Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The inotify functionality in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.28-rc5 might allow local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors related to race conditions in inotify watch removal and umount.
2 CVE-2008-4210 264 +Priv +Info 2008-09-29 2017-09-28
4.6
User Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
fs/open.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22 does not properly strip setuid and setgid bits when there is a write to a file, which allows local users to gain the privileges of a different group, and obtain sensitive information or possibly have unspecified other impact, by creating an executable file in a setgid directory through the (1) truncate or (2) ftruncate function in conjunction with memory-mapped I/O.
3 CVE-2008-3833 264 +Priv +Info 2008-10-03 2017-09-28
4.9
None Local Low Not required Complete None None
The generic_file_splice_write function in fs/splice.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 does not properly strip setuid and setgid bits when there is a write to a file, which allows local users to gain the privileges of a different group, and obtain sensitive information or possibly have unspecified other impact, by splicing into an inode in order to create an executable file in a setgid directory, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-4210.
4 CVE-2008-3527 264 DoS +Priv 2008-11-05 2017-09-28
4.6
User Local Low Not required Partial Partial Partial
arch/i386/kernel/sysenter.c in the Virtual Dynamic Shared Objects (vDSO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21 does not properly check boundaries, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors, related to the install_special_mapping, syscall, and syscall32_nopage functions.
5 CVE-2008-3247 119 DoS Overflow +Priv 2008-07-24 2017-08-07
7.2
None Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The LDT implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.25.x before 2.6.25.11 on x86_64 platforms uses an incorrect size for ldt_desc, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
6 CVE-2008-2931 264 DoS +Priv 2008-07-09 2017-09-28
6.9
Admin Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
The do_change_type function in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22 does not verify that the caller has the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service by modifying the properties of a mountpoint.
7 CVE-2008-2812 20 DoS +Priv 2008-07-08 2017-09-28
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
The Linux kernel before 2.6.25.10 does not properly perform tty operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors involving NULL pointer dereference of function pointers in (1) hamradio/6pack.c, (2) hamradio/mkiss.c, (3) irda/irtty-sir.c, (4) ppp_async.c, (5) ppp_synctty.c, (6) slip.c, (7) wan/x25_asy.c, and (8) wireless/strip.c in drivers/net/.
8 CVE-2008-2358 189 Overflow +Priv 2008-06-09 2017-09-28
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
Integer overflow in the dccp_feat_change function in net/dccp/feat.c in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and 2.6.17 through 2.6.20, allows local users to gain privileges via an invalid feature length, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.
9 CVE-2008-1375 362 DoS +Priv 2008-05-02 2017-09-28
6.9
Admin Local Medium Not required Complete Complete Complete
Race condition in the directory notification subsystem (dnotify) in Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.24.6, and 2.6.25 before 2.6.25.1, allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) and possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
10 CVE-2008-0600 94 +Priv 2008-02-12 2017-09-28
7.2
Admin Local Low Not required Complete Complete Complete
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.
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