The good_client function in nfs-utils 1.0.9, and possibly other versions before 1.1.3, invokes the hosts_ctl function with the wrong order of arguments, which causes TCP Wrappers to ignore netgroups and allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
Published 2008-10-14 20:00:02
Updated 2018-10-11 20:52:08
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-4552

1.81%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 87 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-4552

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-4552

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2008-4552

  • Red Hat 2009-09-02
    This issue affected Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and was addressed by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1321.html

Products affected by CVE-2008-4552

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