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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4474

freeradius-dialupadmin in freeradius 2.0.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files in (1) backup_radacct, (2) clean_radacct, (3) monthly_tot_stats, (4) tot_stats, and (5) truncate_radacct.
Publish Date : 2008-10-07 Last Update Date : 2009-02-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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 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)
CWE ID 59

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of freeradius as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4474 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084474 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-2008-4474

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Freeradius Freeradius 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Freeradius Freeradius 1

- References For CVE-2008-4474

http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/freeradius-dialupadmin CONFIRM
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/08/msg00271.html
MLIST [debian-devel] 20080811 Possible mass bug filing: The possibility of attack with the help of symlinks in some Debian packages
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-12/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:028
http://secunia.com/advisories/32170
SECUNIA 32170
http://secunia.com/advisories/33151
SECUNIA 33151
http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30901
BID 30901 FreeRADIUS Dialup Admin Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-18
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/30/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20081030 CVE requests: tempfile issues for aview, mgetty, openoffice, crossfire
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770 CONFIRM
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496389 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4474

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


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