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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2008-1951
Last Modified 21 Aug 2010 01:19:48
Published 25 Jun 2008 08:36:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Untrusted search path vulnerability in a certain Red Hat build script for Standards Based Linux Instrumentation for Manageability (sblim) libraries before 1-13a.el4_6.1 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4, and before 1-31.el5_2.1 in RHEL 5, allows local users to gain privileges via a malicious library in a certain subdirectory of /var/tmp, related to an incorrect RPATH setting, as demonstrated by a malicious library for tog-pegasus.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Desktop Workstation 5

  • Redhat Enterprise Linux 4

  • Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4


REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0497


XF - redhat-sblim-code-execution(43315)

SECTRACK - 1020354

BID - 29913

SECUNIA - 30803

XF - redhat-sblim-privilege-escalation(43315)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:56