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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3524

rc.sysinit in initscripts before 8.76.3-1 on Fedora 9 and other Linux platforms allows local users to delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file or directory under (1) /var/lock or (2) /var/run.
Publish Date : 2008-09-29 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.7
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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3524

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Fedora 9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Initscripts 8.76.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Fedora 1
Redhat Initscripts 1

- References For CVE-2008-3524

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg01135.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7667
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2857 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=458652 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45402
XF initscripts-rcsysinit-symlink(45402)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=458504 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0318 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31385
BID 31385 initscripts Arbitrary File Deletion Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-13

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3524

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


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