The do_splice_from function in fs/splice.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27 does not reject file descriptors that have the O_APPEND flag set, which allows local users to bypass append mode and make arbitrary changes to other locations in the file.
Published 2008-10-15 20:07:43
Updated 2017-09-29 01:32:13
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2008-4554

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 52869
IPs affected by CVE-2008-4554 198,923
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