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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2358

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.
Publish Date : 2008-06-09 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-05-06 2008-06-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1592 linux-2.6 -- heap overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8118 unix
DSA-1592-1 linux-2.6 - overflow conditions oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18678 unix
ELSA-2008:0519: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22647 unix
Integer overflow in the dccp_feat_change function in net/dccp/feat.c in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9644 unix
RHSA-2008:0519: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080519 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-2008-2358

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 4

- References For CVE-2008-2358

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-July/msg00082.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-5893
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29603
BID 29603 Linux Kernel DCCP Subsystem Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-16
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020211
SECTRACK 1020211
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1
UBUNTU USN-625-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=447389 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43034
XF linux-kernel-dccpfeatchange-bo(43034)
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0519
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:167
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:112
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:112
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:030
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1592
DEBIAN DSA-1592

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2358

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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