Bug 437848 - (CVE-2008-1353) CVE-2008-1353 zabbix file descriptor consumption by authorized hosts
CVE-2008-1353 zabbix file descriptor consumption by authorized hosts
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
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Reported: 2008-03-17 14:46 EDT by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2015-02-16 10:41 EST (History)
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2008-03-17 14:46:52 EDT
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.

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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 14:49:17 EDT
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.).

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