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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2366

Original release date: 06/16/2008
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Untrusted search path vulnerability in a certain Red Hat build script for OpenOffice.org (OOo) 1.1.x on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3 and 4 allows local users to gain privileges via a malicious library in the current working directory, related to incorrect quoting of the ORIGIN symbol for use in the RPATH library path.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0538
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=450532
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020278
External Source: BID
Name: 29695
External Source: XF
Name: redhat-ooo-buildscript-code-execution(43322)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30633
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11361

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11361
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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