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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
Description Last Modified:  01/16/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=396477
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libgtop/2.14/libgtop-2.14.6.news
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-17.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1255
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:023
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0765.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22054
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018526
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-407-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0185
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0187
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31522
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-972
https://launchpad.net/bugs/79206
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10720

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

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0235
NVD Published Date:
01/16/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017