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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2729

arch/x86_64/lib/copy_user.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 on some AMD64 systems does not erase destination memory locations after an exception during kernel memory copy, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information.
Publish Date : 2008-06-30 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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 2008-06-12 2006-08-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
arch/x86_64/lib/copy_user.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 on some AMD64 systems does not erase destination memory lo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11571 unix
CVE-2008-2729 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20082729 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
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
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-2008-2729

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Red Hat Linux Kernel 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Red Hat Linux Kernel 19

- References For CVE-2008-2729

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=451271 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1
UBUNTU USN-625-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020364
SECTRACK 1020364
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0519
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0585
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29943
BID 29943 Linux Kernel Memory Copy Exception Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-27
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1630
DEBIAN DSA-1630
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:174
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:174
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=3022d734a54cbd2b65eea9a024564821101b4a9a;hp=f0f4c3432e5e1087b3a8c0e6bd4113d3c37497ff CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0508.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0508
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43558
XF linux-kernel-destination-info-disclosure(43558)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2729

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


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