Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2008-1570 First vendor Publication 2008-03-31
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-08-08

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 6.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Race condition in the create_lockpath function in policyd-weight 0.1.14 beta-16 allows local users to modify or delete arbitrary files by creating the LOCKPATH directory, then modifying it after the symbolic link check occurs. NOTE: this is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-1569.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1570

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-26 Leveraging Race Conditions
CAPEC-27 Leveraging Race Conditions via Symbolic Links
CAPEC-29 Leveraging Time-of-Check and Time-of-Use (TOCTOU) Race Conditions

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-362 Race Condition

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20303
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20303
Title: DSA-1531-2 policyd-weight - insecure temporary files
Description: Chris Howells discovered that policyd-weight, a policy daemon for the Postfix mail transport agent, created its socket in an insecure way, which may be exploited to overwrite or remove arbitrary files from the local system.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-1531-2
CVE-2008-1569
CVE-2008-1570
Version: 5
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
Product(s): policyd-weight
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8031
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8031
Title: DSA-1531 policyd-weight -- insecure temporary files
Description: Chris Howells discovered that policyd-weight, a policy daemon for the Postfix mail transport agent, created its socket in an insecure way, which may be exploited to overwrite or remove arbitrary files from the local system.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): DSA-1531
CVE-2008-1569
CVE-2008-1570
Version: 3
Platform(s): Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
Product(s): policyd-weight
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-09-24 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200804-11 (policyd-weight)
File : nvt/glsa_200804_11.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
43888 policyd-weight for Postfix Socket Handling Unspecified Arbitrary File Manipul...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2008-04-17 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200804-11.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-03-28 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1531.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214403
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-11.xml
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/43888
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/29738
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41570

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