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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2008-4554
Last Modified 29 Oct 2012 11:17:40
Published 15 Oct 2008 04:07:42
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4554

Summary

The do_splice_from function in fs/splice.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27 does not reject file descriptors that have the O_APPEND flag set, which allows local users to bypass append mode and make arbitrary changes to other locations in the file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.2.27

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.36

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.36.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.36.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.36.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.36.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.36.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.4.36.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.19.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.20

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.20.21

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.21.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22 Rc1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22 Rc7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.18

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.19

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.20

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.21

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.22

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.22.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23 Rc1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.16

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.17

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.23.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Rc1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Rc4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Rc5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.24.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.10

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.11

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.12

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.13

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.14

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.15

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.8

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.9

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.5


References

FEDORA - FEDORA-2008-8929

FEDORA - FEDORA-2008-8980

MISC - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=466707

UBUNTU - USN-679-1

BID - 31903

REDHAT - RHSA-2009:0009

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:1017

MLIST - [oss-security] 20081014 Re: CVE request: kernel: don't allow splice() to files opened with O_APPEND

MLIST - [oss-security] 20081013 CVE request: kernel: don't allow splice() to files opened with O_APPEND

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:224

CONFIRM - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27

DEBIAN - DSA-1687

DEBIAN - DSA-1681

SECUNIA - 35390

SECUNIA - 33586

SECUNIA - 33182

SECUNIA - 33180

SECUNIA - 32998

SECUNIA - 32918

SECUNIA - 32386

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2009:030

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.26.y.git;a=commit;h=efc968d450e013049a662d22727cf132618dcb2f

XF - linux-kernel-dosplicefrom-security-bypass(45954)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:58:23