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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2538

Original release date: 06/03/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in crontab on Sun Solaris 8 through 10, and OpenSolaris before snv_93, allows local users to insert cron jobs into the crontab files of arbitrary users via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30542
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1714
External Source: XF
Name: solaris-crontab-code-execution(42763)
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4725
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30482
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-222.htm
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020151
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 237864

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4725
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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