Vulnerability CVE-2008-1926


Published: 2008-04-24   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Argument injection vulnerability in login (login-utils/login.c) in util-linux-ng 2.14 and earlier makes it easier for remote attackers to hide activities by modifying portions of log events, as demonstrated by appending an "addr=" statement to the login name, aka "audit log injection."

Type:

CWE-94

(Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Linux -> Util-linux 

 References:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=utils/util-linux-ng/util-linux-ng.git;a=blobdiff;f=login-utils/login.c;h=230121316d953c59e7842c1325f6e9f326a37608;hp=aad27794327c60391b5148b367d2c79338fc6ee4;hb=8ccf0b253ac0f4f58d64bc9674de18bff5a88782;hpb=3a4a13b12a8065b0b5354686d2807cce421a9973
http://git.kernel.org/?p=utils/util-linux-ng/util-linux-ng.git;a=commit;h=8ccf0b253ac0f4f58d64bc9674de18bff5a88782
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0143
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:114
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0981.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507854/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28983
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022256
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1392/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41987
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9833
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00624.html

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