Linux kernel 2.6, when using vservers, allows local users to access resources of other vservers via a symlink attack in /proc.
Published 2008-02-12 21:00:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:29:23
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0163

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0163

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.4
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.4
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-0163

Vendor statements for CVE-2008-0163

  • Red Hat 2008-02-14
    Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

Products affected by CVE-2008-0163

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