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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1215

Stack-based buffer overflow in the command_Expand_Interpret function in command.c in ppp (aka user-ppp), as distributed in FreeBSD 6.3 and 7.0, OpenBSD 4.1 and 4.2, and the net/userppp package for NetBSD, allows local users to gain privileges via long commands containing "~" characters.
Publish Date : 2008-03-09 Last Update Date : 2017-08-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1215

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Freebsd Freebsd 6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Netbsd Netbsd * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Openbsd Openbsd 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Openbsd Openbsd 4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freebsd Freebsd 2
Netbsd Netbsd 1
Openbsd Openbsd 2

- References For CVE-2008-1215
OPENBSD [4.2] 20080307 009: SECURITY FIX: March 7, 2008
BID 28090 BSD PPP 'pppx.conf' Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-07
VULN-DEV 20080229 *BSD user-ppp local root (when conditions permit)
OPENBSD [4.1] 20080307 014: SECURITY FIX: March 7, 2008
VULN-DEV 20080301 Re: *BSD user-ppp local root (when conditions permit)
XF userppp-commandexpandinterpret-bo(41034)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1215

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