Argument injection vulnerability in login (login-utils/login.c) in util-linux-ng 2.14 and earlier makes it easier for remote attackers to hide activities by modifying portions of log events, as demonstrated by appending an "addr=" statement to the login name, aka "audit log injection."
Published 2008-04-24 05:05:00
Updated 2023-02-13 02:19:01
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-1926

1.32%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 86 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-1926

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-1926

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2008-1926

  • Red Hat 2009-05-18
    Red Hat is aware of this issue affecting Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-1926 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. This issue has been addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 with the following update: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-0981.html

Products affected by CVE-2008-1926

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