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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3527

arch/i386/kernel/sysenter.c in the Virtual Dynamic Shared Objects (vDSO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21 does not properly check boundaries, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service via unspecified vectors, related to the install_special_mapping, syscall, and syscall32_nopage functions.
Publish Date : 2008-11-05 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0957.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-08-27 2008-11-04
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
arch/i386/kernel/sysenter.c in the Virtual Dynamic Shared Objects (vDSO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.2... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10602 unix
DSA-1687 linux-2.6 -- denial of service/privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8144 unix
DSA-1687-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19979 unix
ELSA-2008:0957: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21746 unix
RHSA-2008:0957 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29265 unix
RHSA-2008:0957: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080957 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-2008-3527

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 27

- References For CVE-2008-3527

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0957.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0957
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021137
SECTRACK 1021137
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460251 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:025
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1687
DEBIAN DSA-1687
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=7d91d531900bfa1165d445390b3b13a8013f98f7 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3527

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


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