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CVE-2007-0063 Detail


Integer underflow in the DHCP server in EMC VMware Workstation before 5.5.5 Build 56455 and 6.x before 6.0.1 Build 55017, Player before 1.0.5 Build 56455 and Player 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, ACE before 1.0.3 Build 54075 and ACE 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, and Server before 1.0.4 Build 56528 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed DHCP packet that triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/21/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
Original release date:
Last revised:


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
Exploitability Subscore:
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/03/2008)

This issue is the same as CVE-2007-5365. The affected dhcp versions were fixed via:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FULLDISC 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player External Source GENTOO GLSA-200711-23 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source ISS 20070919 VMWare DHCP Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Patch External Source BID 25729 External Source SECTRACK 1018717 External Source UBUNTU USN-543-1 Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch External Source CONFIRM External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3229 External Source XF dhcp-param-underflow(33103)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:ace:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.0.3_build_54075
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:ace:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.0.1_build_55017
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.0
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.0.5_build_56455
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.0.1_build_55017
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.0.4_build_56528
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.5
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.5.1
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.5.3
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.5.3_build_34685
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.5.5_build_56455
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 6.0
cpe:2.3:a:vmware:workstation:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 6.0.1_build_55017

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