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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3687

Heap-based buffer overflow in the flask_security_label function in Xen 3.3, when compiled with the XSM:FLASK module, allows unprivileged domain users (domU) to execute arbitrary code via the flask_op hypercall.
Publish Date : 2008-08-14 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of Xen hypervisor as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, as it does not support XSM.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3687

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application XEN XEN 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application XEN Xen Flask Module Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
XEN XEN 1
XEN Xen Flask Module 1

- References For CVE-2008-3687

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020731
SECTRACK 1020731
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2426
VUPEN ADV-2008-2426
http://xenbits.xensource.com/xen-3.3-testing.hg?rev/fa66b33f975a CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44608
XF xen-flasksecuritylabel-bo(44608)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30834
BID 30834 Xen 'XSM:Flask' Module Multiple Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-29
http://invisiblethingslab.com/bh08/part2.pdf
http://theinvisiblethings.blogspot.com/2008/08/our-xen-0wning-trilogy-highlights.html
http://www.nabble.com/-PATCH--XSM--FLASK--Argument-handling-bugs-in-XSM:FLASK-to18536032.html
MLIST [xen-dev] 20080718 [PATCH][XSM][FLASK] Argument handling bugs in XSM:FLASK

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3687

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


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