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CVE ID:CVE-2008-2931
Description:The do_change_type function in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22 does not verify that the caller has the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service by modifying the properties of a mountpoint.
Test IDs: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.61436  
Cross References: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-2931
BugTraq ID: 30126
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30126
Debian Security Information: DSA-1630 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1630
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/08/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/08/4
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10437
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2008:0885
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0885.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/30982
http://secunia.com/advisories/31551
http://secunia.com/advisories/31614
http://secunia.com/advisories/32023
http://secunia.com/advisories/32759
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:035 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00007.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:038 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00012.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:049 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00003.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:025 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00001.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/637-1/
XForce ISS Database: linux-kernel-dochangetype-priv-escalation(43696)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43696




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