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Cent OS: CVE-2008-3833: CESA-2008:0957 (kernel)

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Cent OS: CVE-2008-3833: CESA-2008:0957 (kernel)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/03/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/01/2016
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The generic_file_splice_write function in fs/splice.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 does not properly strip setuid and setgid bits when there is a write to a file, which allows local users to gain the privileges of a different group, and obtain sensitive information or possibly have unspecified other impact, by splicing into an inode in order to create an executable file in a setgid directory, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-4210.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-kernel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • centos-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel

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