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Bug 212141 (CVE-2008-0163) - Linux Vserver: symlink attack via /proc (CVE-2008-0163)
Summary: Linux Vserver: symlink attack via /proc (CVE-2008-0163)
Alias: CVE-2008-0163
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux <][gp < 2.6.24-2]
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-03-03 01:21 UTC by Robert Buchholz (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-15 19:53 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-03-03 01:21:12 UTC
CVE-2008-0163 (
  Linux kernel 2.6, when using vservers, allows local users to access resources
  of other vservers via a symlink attack in /proc.
Comment 1 unnamedrambler 2008-03-21 18:30:59 UTC
[linux <]

[gp < 2.6.24-2]
Comment 2 Benedikt Böhm (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-03-21 20:52:21 UTC
no recent version is affected, but not sure which version fixed it
Comment 3 David J Cozatt 2008-05-03 15:16:43 UTC
Safe to assume one of the following is applied and this can be closed? GLSA status?
Comment 4 Benedikt Böhm (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-09-26 08:22:13 UTC
yes, please close.