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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3275

The (1) real_lookup and (2) __lookup_hash functions in fs/namei.c in the vfs implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.25.15 do not prevent creation of a child dentry for a deleted (aka S_DEAD) directory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service ("overflow" of the UBIFS orphan area) via a series of attempted file creations within deleted directories.
Publish Date : 2008-08-12 Last Update Date : 2020-08-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 120

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-08-05 2008-07-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3275 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083275 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
Linux Kernel UBIFS Orphan Inode Local Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6551 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-2008:0973: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080973 unix
RHSA-2009:0014: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090014 unix
The (1) real_lookup and (2) __lookup_hash functions in fs/namei.c in the vfs implementation in the Linux kernel before 2... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10744 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-2008-3275

# 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 Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 1
Suse Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1

- References For CVE-2008-3275

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0014.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0014
http://secunia.com/advisories/32190
SECUNIA 32190
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0973.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0973
http://secunia.com/advisories/33201
SECUNIA 33201
http://secunia.com/advisories/33556
SECUNIA 33556
http://secunia.com/advisories/31551
SECUNIA 31551
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1630
DEBIAN DSA-1630
http://secunia.com/advisories/31836
SECUNIA 31836
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0857
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/32023
SECUNIA 32023
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636
DEBIAN DSA-1636
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020739
SECTRACK 1020739
http://secunia.com/advisories/31881
SECUNIA 31881
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30647
BID 30647 Linux Kernel UBIFS Orphan Inode Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-09-01
http://secunia.com/advisories/31614
SECUNIA 31614
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/7/2/83
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080702 Is VFS behavior fine?
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=d70b67c8bc72ee23b55381bd6a884f4796692f77 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=457858 CONFIRM
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.15 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/32104
SECUNIA 32104
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:049
http://secunia.com/advisories/33280
SECUNIA 33280
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0787
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:220
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:220
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2430
VUPEN ADV-2008-2430
http://secunia.com/advisories/32344
SECUNIA 32344
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44410
XF linux-kernel-ubifs-dos(44410)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6551
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6551
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10744
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10744
https://usn.ubuntu.com/637-1/
UBUNTU USN-637-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3275

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


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