CVE-2008-2148

Priority
Low
Description
The utimensat system call (sys_utimensat) in Linux kernel 2.6.22 and other
versions before 2.6.25.3 does not check file permissions when certain
UTIME_NOW and UTIME_OMIT combinations are used, which allows local users to
modify file times of arbitrary files, possibly leading to a denial of
service.
Ubuntu-Description
The sys_utimensat system call did not correctly check file permissions
in certain situations. A local attacker could exploit this to modify the
file times of arbitrary files which could lead to a denial of service.
References
Assigned-to
kees
Package
Upstream:not-affected
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Package
Upstream:not-affected
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (2.6.25.3)
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):released (2.6.24-19.36)
Patches:
Upstream:02c6be615f1fcd37ac5ed93a3ad6692ad8991cd9
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Updated: 2012-06-01 15:18:48 UTC (commit 5347)