ID CVE-2008-2358
Summary Integer overflow in the dccp_feat_change function in net/dccp/feat.c in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and 2.6.17 through 2.6.20, allows local users to gain privileges via an invalid feature length, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow. Patch information can be found at the following location: http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2008/msg00172.html
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.2 (as of 29-09-2017 - 01:31)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:21:00.460-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description Integer overflow in the dccp_feat_change function in net/dccp/feat.c in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and 2.6.17 through 2.6.20, allows local users to gain privileges via an invalid feature length, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9644
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Integer overflow in the dccp_feat_change function in net/dccp/feat.c in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.18, and 2.6.17 through 2.6.20, allows local users to gain privileges via an invalid feature length, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.
version 18
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2008:0519
rpms
  • kernel-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-PAE-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-PAE-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-debug-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-debug-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-doc-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-headers-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-kdump-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-kdump-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-xen-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
  • kernel-xen-devel-0:2.6.18-92.1.6.el5
refmap via4
bid 29603
confirm https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=447389
debian DSA-1592
fedora FEDORA-2008-5893
mandriva
  • MDVSA-2008:112
  • MDVSA-2008:167
sectrack 1020211
secunia
  • 30000
  • 30818
  • 30849
  • 30920
  • 31107
suse SUSE-SA:2008:030
ubuntu USN-625-1
xf linux-kernel-dccpfeatchange-bo(43034)
statements via4
contributor Tomas Hoger
lastmodified 2009-01-15
organization Red Hat
statement This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html
Last major update 29-09-2017 - 01:31
Published 10-06-2008 - 00:32
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