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CVE-2007-0842 Detail

Current Description

The 64-bit versions of Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0 standard library (MSVCR80.DLL) time functions, including (1) localtime, (2) localtime_s, (3) gmtime, (4) gmtime_s, (5) ctime, (6) ctime_s, (7) wctime, (8) wctime_s, and (9) fstat, trigger an assertion error instead of a NULL pointer or EINVAL when processing a time argument later than Jan 1, 3000, which might allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application exit) via large time values. NOTE: it could be argued that this is a design limitation of the functions, and the vulnerability lies with any application that does not validate arguments to these functions. However, this behavior is inconsistent with documentation, which does not list assertions as a possible result of an error condition.

Source:  MITRE
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Hyperlink Resource
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/a442x3ye(VS.80).aspx
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2237 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/459847/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32454

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_c\+\+:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_studio:2005:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0842
NVD Published Date:
02/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018