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CVE-2008-0008Date: (C)2008-01-28   (M)2018-06-02


The pa_drop_root function in PulseAudio 0.9.8, and a certain 0.9.9 build, does not check return values from (1) setresuid, (2) setreuid, (3) setuid, and (4) seteuid calls when attempting to drop privileges, which might allow local users to gain privileges by causing those calls to fail via attacks such as resource exhaustion.

CVSS Score and Metrics +CVSS Score and Metrics -

CVSS V3 Severity:CVSS V2 Severity:
CVSS Score : CVSS Score : 7.2
Exploit Score: Exploit Score: 3.9
Impact Score: Impact Score: 10.0
 
CVSS V3 Metrics:CVSS V2 Metrics:
Attack Vector: Access Vector: LOCAL
Attack Complexity: Access Complexity: LOW
Privileges Required: Authentication: NONE
User Interaction: Confidentiality: COMPLETE
Scope: Integrity: COMPLETE
Confidentiality: Availability: COMPLETE
Integrity:  
Availability:  
  
Reference:
BID-27449
SECUNIA-28608
SECUNIA-28623
SECUNIA-28738
SECUNIA-28952
ADV-2008-0283
DSA-1476
FEDORA-2008-0963
FEDORA-2008-0994
GLSA-200802-07
MDVSA-2008:027
USN-573-1
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=207214
http://pulseaudio.org/changeset/2100
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=347822
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=425481
pulseaudio-padroproot-privilege-escalation(39992)

CWE    1
CWE-20
OVAL    2
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8015
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:301648

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