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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0598

Unspecified vulnerability in the 32-bit and 64-bit emulation in the Linux kernel 2.6.9, 2.6.18, and probably other versions allows local users to read uninitialized memory via unknown vectors involving a crafted binary.
Publish Date : 2008-06-30 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-02-21 2008-06-25
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0598 unix
DSA-1630 linux-2.6 -- denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8183 unix
DSA-1630-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18465 unix
ELSA-2008:0519: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22647 unix
Linux Kernel copy_user() IA32 Emulation Bug Discloses Information to Local Users oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6201 unix
RHSA-2008:0508: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080508 unix
RHSA-2008:0519: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080519 unix
RHSA-2008:0973: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080973 unix
Unspecified vulnerability in the 32-bit and 64-bit emulation in the Linux kernel 2.6.9, 2.6.18, and probably other versi... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10721 unix
USN-625-1 -- linux, linux-source-2.6.15/20/22 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17496 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-2008-0598

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.9 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 2

- References For CVE-2008-0598
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:047
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0009
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0973
BID 29942 Linux Kernel 32-bit/64bit Emulation Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2010-09-01
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:048
SECTRACK 1020367
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0519
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0508
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:049
XF linux-kernel-emulation-disclosure(43554)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6201
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10721

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0598

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