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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3272

The snd_seq_oss_synth_make_info function in sound/core/seq/oss/seq_oss_synth.c in the sound subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27-rc2 does not verify that the device number is within the range defined by max_synthdev before returning certain data to the caller, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information.
Publish Date : 2008-08-08 Last Update Date : 2020-07-31
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 moderate 2008-08-06 2008-08-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3272 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083272 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
DSA-1636 linux-2.6.24 -- denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8234 unix
DSA-1636-1 linux-2.6.24 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18712 unix
ELSA-2008:0885: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22656 unix
RHSA-2008:0885 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29129 unix
RHSA-2008:0885: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080885 unix
RHSA-2008:0972: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080972 unix
The snd_seq_oss_synth_make_info function in sound/core/seq/oss/seq_oss_synth.c in the sound subsystem in the Linux kerne... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11182 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-2008-3272

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.27 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.27 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 4.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2008-3272

http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.27-rc2 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1630
DEBIAN DSA-1630
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0972.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0972
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:025
http://secunia.com/advisories/32799
SECUNIA 32799
http://secunia.com/advisories/32759
SECUNIA 32759
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=82e68f7ffec3800425f2391c8c86277606860442 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/32190
SECUNIA 32190
http://secunia.com/advisories/31836
SECUNIA 31836
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30559
BID 30559 Linux Kernel 'snd_seq_oss_synth_make_info()' Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-20
http://secunia.com/advisories/31366
SECUNIA 31366
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020636
SECTRACK 1020636
http://secunia.com/advisories/31614
SECUNIA 31614
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636
DEBIAN DSA-1636
http://secunia.com/advisories/31881
SECUNIA 31881
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0857
http://secunia.com/advisories/32023
SECUNIA 32023
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0885.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0885
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:048
http://secunia.com/advisories/31551
SECUNIA 31551
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:047
http://secunia.com/advisories/32103
SECUNIA 32103
http://secunia.com/advisories/32104
SECUNIA 32104
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:049
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:220
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:220
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2307
VUPEN ADV-2008-2307
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00008.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:052
http://secunia.com/advisories/32370
SECUNIA 32370
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44225
XF linux-kernel-seqosssynth-info-disclosure(44225)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11182
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11182
https://usn.ubuntu.com/637-1/
UBUNTU USN-637-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3272

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


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