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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3970

pam_mount 0.10 through 0.45, when luserconf is enabled, does not verify mountpoint and source ownership before mounting a user-defined volume, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via a local mount.
Publish Date : 2008-09-10 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3970 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083970 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-2008-3970

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.12.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.35.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.43 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Pam Mount Pam Mount 0.45 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pam Mount Pam Mount 27

- References For CVE-2008-3970

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44960
XF pammount-luserconf-privilege-escalation(44960)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-09/msg00005.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:019
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=alpine.LNX.1.10.0809042353120.17569%40fbirervta.pbzchgretzou.qr&forum_name=pam-mount-user
MLIST [pam-mount-user] 20080905 pam_mount 0.47 released
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=624240 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:208
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:208
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/06/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20080906 CVE request: pam_mount < 0.47 missing security checks
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/09/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20080909 Re: CVE request: pam_mount < 0.47 missing security checks
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31041
BID 31041 pam_mount 'luserconf' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-20
http://dev.medozas.de/gitweb.cgi?p=pam_mount;a=commitdiff;h=33b91d7659ae3aa78b1e94fd3f8e545ae5ff25db CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3970

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


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