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CVE-2007-0235 Detail

Description

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0235
Original release date:
01/16/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.7 LOW
Vector:
(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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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=396477 External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=396477
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libgtop/2.14/libgtop-2.14.6.news External Source CONFIRM http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libgtop/2.14/libgtop-2.14.6.news
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-17.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200701-17
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1255 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1255
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:023 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:023
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0765.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0765
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22054 External Source BID 22054
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018526 External Source SECTRACK 1018526
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-407-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-407-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0185 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0185
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0187 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0187
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31522 External Source XF libgtop2-glibtopbo(31522)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-972 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-972
https://launchpad.net/bugs/79206 External Source MISC https://launchpad.net/bugs/79206
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10720 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10720

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10720
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10720

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