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()
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
: Security
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)
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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.

Comment 1 Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2008-08-27 23:42:46 EDT
Proposed upstream patch:

Not in linux-2.6 yet.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-10-23 12:37:56 EDT
kernel- 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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