Bug 460401 - (CVE-2008-3525) CVE-2008-3525 kernel: missing capability checks in sbni_ioctl()
CVE-2008-3525 kernel: missing capability checks in sbni_ioctl()
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 460402 460403 460404
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Reported: 2008-08-27 23:38 EDT by Eugene Teo (Security Response)
Modified: 2010-12-21 12:25 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-12-21 12:25:30 EST
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Description Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2008-08-27 23:38:28 EDT
Description of problem:
Eugene Teo reported some bogus capability checks in SBNI WAN driver. Proper capability checks are required for the privileged operations.

Reference:
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=121980722629750&w=2
Comment 1 Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2008-08-27 23:42:46 EDT
Proposed upstream patch:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/davem/net-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=f2455eb176ac87081bbfc9a44b21c7cd2bc1967e

Not in linux-2.6 yet.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-10-23 12:37:56 EDT
kernel-2.6.26.6-49.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Vincent Danen 2010-12-21 12:25:30 EST
This was addressed via:

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (RHSA-2008:0787)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (RHSA-2008:0973)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (RHSA-2009:0001)

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