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CVE-2008-1951 - Theaceous Mailboxes

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in a certain Red Hat build script for Standards Based Linux Instrumentation for Manageability (sblim) libraries before 1-13a.el4_6.1 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and before 1-31.el5_2.1 in RHEL 5 allows local users to gain privileges via a malicious library in a certain subdirectory of /var/tmp related to an incorrect RPATH setting as demonstrated by a malicious libc.so library for tog-pegasus.

Reference

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=447705 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0497.html http://secunia.com/advisories/30803 http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020354 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29913 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43315 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9635