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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5110

syslog-ng does not call chdir when it calls chroot, which might allow attackers to escape the intended jail. NOTE: this is only a vulnerability when a separate vulnerability is present.
Publish Date : 2008-11-17 Last Update Date : 2011-02-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5110

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Balabit Syslog-ng Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Balabit Syslog-ng 1

- References For CVE-2008-5110

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=505791 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/40551
SECUNIA 40551
http://secunia.com/advisories/35748
SECUNIA 35748
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=emr_na-c02286083
HP HPSBMA02554
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/17/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20081117 CVE Request (syslog-ng)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1796
VUPEN ADV-2010-1796
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-10.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200907-10

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5110

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


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