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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0235

Original release date: 01/16/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the glibtop_get_proc_map_s function in libgtop before 2.14.6 (libgtop2) allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a process with a long filename that is mapped in its address space, which triggers the overflow in gnome-system-monitor.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.7 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/27/2007)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libgtop as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. This flaw affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and is being tracked via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=249884

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23736
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200701-17
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24015
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1255
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23777
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0185
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2007:0765
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23872
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23814
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 22054
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10720
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018526
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-972
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0187
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=396477
External Source: MISC
Name: https://launchpad.net/bugs/79206
External Source: XF
Name: libgtop2-glibtopbo(31522)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26367
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32815
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-407-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libgtop/2.14/libgtop-2.14.6.news
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23840
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:023

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10720
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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