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CVE-2007-0235 Detail


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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/16/2007

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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)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
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:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM External Source GENTOO GLSA-200701-17 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1255 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:023 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0765 External Source BID 22054 External Source SECTRACK 1018526 External Source UBUNTU USN-407-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0185 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0187 External Source XF libgtop2-glibtopbo(31522) External Source CONFIRM External Source MISC External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10720

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