CentOS Update for sblim-cmpi-base CESA-2008:0497 centos4 x86_64

Published: 2009-02-27 08:02:20
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
Check for the Version of sblim-cmpi-base

Affected Versions:
sblim-cmpi-base on CentOS 4

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Technical Details:
SBLIM stands for Standards-Based Linux Instrumentation for Manageability. It consists of a set of standards-based, Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) modules that use the Common Information Model (CIM) standard to gather and provide systems management information, events, and methods to local or networked consumers via a CIM object services broker using the CMPI (Common Manageability Programming Interface) standard. This Linux Distribution Package provides a set of core providers and development tools for systems management applications. It was discovered that certain sblim libraries had an RPATH (runtime library search path) set in the ELF (Executable and Linking Format) header. This RPATH pointed to a sub-directory of a world-writable, temporary directory. A local user could create a file with the same name as a library required by sblim (such as libc.so) and place it in the directory defined in the RPATH. This file could then execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running an application that used sblim (eg tog-pegasus). (CVE-2008-1951) Users are advised to upgrade to these updated sblim Linux Distribution Packages, which resolve this issue.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-1951

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2008-June/015002.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.6
Published
2009-02-27
Modified
2017-07-10
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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