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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3229

Stack-based buffer overflow in op before Changeset 563, when xauth support is enabled, allows local users to gain privileges via a long XAUTHORITY environment variable.
Publish Date : 2008-07-18 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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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 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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3229

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Swapoff OP 1.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Swapoff OP 1.1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Swapoff OP 1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Swapoff OP 1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Swapoff OP 1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Swapoff OP 1.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Swapoff OP 1.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Swapoff OP 1.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Swapoff OP 1.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Swapoff OP 1.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Swapoff OP 1.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Swapoff OP 1.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Swapoff OP 1.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Swapoff OP 1.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Swapoff OP 1.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Swapoff OP 15

- References For CVE-2008-3229
XF op-go-bo(43836)
MLIST [oss-security] 20080712 CVE id request: op
BID 30226 OP XAUTHORITY Variable Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-15 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3229

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