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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3196

skeleton.c in yacc does not properly handle reduction of a rule with an empty right hand side, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause an out-of-bounds stack access when the yacc stack pointer points to the end of the stack.
Publish Date : 2008-07-16 Last Update Date : 2012-11-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 399

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-3196 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3196

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Yacc Yacc 1

- References For CVE-2008-3196

http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-cvs&m=121553004431393&w=2
MLIST [openbsd-cvs] 20080708 CVS: cvs.openbsd.org: src
http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-cvs&m=121553036432044&w=2
MLIST [openbsd-cvs] 20080708 Re: CVS: cvs.openbsd.org: src
http://secunia.com/advisories/31073
SECUNIA 31073
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2151/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-2151

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3196

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


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