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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6552

Red Hat Cluster Project 2.x allows local users to modify or overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks on files in /tmp, involving unspecified components in Resource Group Manager (aka rgmanager) before 2.03.09-1, gfs2-utils before 2.03.09-1, and CMAN - The Cluster Manager before 2.03.09-1 on Fedora 9.
Publish Date : 2009-03-30 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C 2008-10-31 2008-10-31
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2009:1337: gfs2-utils security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22793 unix
ELSA-2009:1339: rgmanager security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22968 unix
ELSA-2009:1341: cman security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22844 unix
Red Hat Cluster Project 2.x allows local users to modify or overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks on files in /t... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11404 unix
RHSA-2009:1337 -- gfs2-utils security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28953 unix
RHSA-2009:1337: gfs2-utils security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091337 unix
RHSA-2009:1339: rgmanager security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091339 unix
RHSA-2009:1341 -- cman security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29052 unix
RHSA-2009:1341: cman security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091341 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-6552

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.00.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.01.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.02.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.03.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.06 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Redhat Cluster Project 2.99.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Redhat Cman 2.03.03-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Redhat Cman 2.03.04-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Redhat Cman 2.03.05-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Redhat Cman 2.03.07-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Redhat Cman 2.03.08-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Redhat Gfs2-utils 2.03.03-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Redhat Gfs2-utils 2.03.04-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Redhat Gfs2-utils 2.03.05-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Redhat Gfs2-utils 2.03.07-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Redhat Gfs2-utils 22.03.08-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Redhat Rgmanager 2.03.03-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Redhat Rgmanager 2.03.04-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Redhat Rgmanager 2.03.05-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Redhat Rgmanager 2.03.07-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Redhat Rgmanager 2.03.08-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
Redhat Cluster Project 27
Redhat Cman 5
Redhat Gfs2-utils 5
Redhat Rgmanager 5

- References For CVE-2008-6552
VUPEN ADV-2011-0417
XF clusterproject-unspecified-priv-escalation(46412)
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1337
VUPEN ADV-2011-0416
BID 32179 cluster Multiple Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-12-18
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0264
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0265
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1339
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1341

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6552

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