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CVE-2007-1536 Detail

Current Description

Integer underflow in the file_printf function in the "file" program before 4.20 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-001.txt.asc
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html
http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2007/000161.html Patch
http://openbsd.org/errata40.html#015_file
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:04.file.asc
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-26.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-19.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.512926
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-179.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1274
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/606700 US Government Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:067
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_40_file.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_5_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0124.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/477861/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/477950/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23021
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017796
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-439-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1040 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939 Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=171452
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36283
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1148
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10658

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:file:file:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.19


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1536
NVD Published Date:
03/20/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018