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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3279

Original release date: 04/05/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Untrusted search path vulnerability in libbrlttybba.so in brltty 3.7.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted library, related to an incorrect RPATH setting.

Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

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; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11399
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0181
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 39231
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0755
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=457942

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11399
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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