CVE-2009-3556 Details

CVE-2009-3556

Published: 2010-01-27
Last Modified: 2017-09-19
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database
CVE Assigner: cve@mitre.org
Summary

A certain Red Hat configuration step for the qla2xxx driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, when N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) hardware is used, sets world-writable permissions for the (1) vport_create and (2) vport_delete files under /sys/class/scsi_host/, which allows local users to make arbitrary changes to SCSI host attributes by modifying these files.

Analysis
Common Vulnerability Score System v2.0
Severity Low
Base Score 1.9/10
Exploit Score 3.4/10
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Impact Score 2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact None
Availability Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Vector String AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Common Vulnerability Score System v3.1

NIST has not assigned a CVSSv3.1 Score.

Products Reported
CPE Vulnerable Start Excluding
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-03/msg00007.html
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100073666
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/20/2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=537177
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55809
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6744
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9738
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0046.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0095.html

CVE ID
CVE-2009-3556
Published
2010-01-27
Modified
2017-09-19
CVSSv2.0
Low
PCI Compliance
Pass
US-CERT Alert
No
CWE
CWE-264

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