Bug 437848 (CVE-2008-1353)

Summary: CVE-2008-1353 zabbix file descriptor consumption by authorized hosts
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Lubomir Kundrak <lkundrak>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: dan
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OS: Linux   
URL: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-1353
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2008-03-17 18:46:52 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-1353 to the following vulnerability:

zabbix_agentd in ZABBIX 1.4.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and connection consumption) via multiple vfs.file.cksum commands with a special device node such as /dev/urandom or /dev/zero.

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489506/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28244
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0878
http://secunia.com/advisories/29383
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41196

Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2008-03-17 18:49:17 UTC
Fedora Project does not consider this a security issue.

Needs authorization. This kind of issues can not really be prevented. (Consider
cases with automouner running and non-responding NFS server, etc., etc.).