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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1951

Untrusted search path vulnerability in a certain Red Hat build script for Standards Based Linux Instrumentation for Manageability (sblim) libraries before 1-13a.el4_6.1 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4, and before 1-31.el5_2.1 in RHEL 5, allows local users to gain privileges via a malicious library in a certain subdirectory of /var/tmp, related to an incorrect RPATH setting, as demonstrated by a malicious libc.so library for tog-pegasus.
Publish Date : 2008-06-25 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
7.2
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2008-05-16 2008-06-24
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0497: sblim security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22618 unix
RHSA-2008:0497: sblim security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080497 unix
Untrusted search path vulnerability in a certain Red Hat build script for Standards Based Linux Instrumentation for Mana... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9635 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-2008-1951

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Desktop Workstation 5 Client Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4 AS Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4 ES Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4 WS Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Desktop Workstation 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 4
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1

- References For CVE-2008-1951

http://secunia.com/advisories/30803
SECUNIA 30803
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020354
SECTRACK 1020354
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29913
BID 29913 Red Hat SBLIM Insecure Library Path Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-05
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=447705 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/43315
XF redhat-sblim-code-execution(43315)
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0497.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0497

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1951

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


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