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CVE-2007-2026 Detail

Description

The gnu regular expression code in file 4.20 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted document with a large number of line feed characters, which is not well handled by OS/2 REXX regular expressions that use wildcards, as originally reported for AMaViS.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/13/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2026
Original release date:
04/13/2007
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/07/2007)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of file as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=755AF709E5B77E6EA58479D5%40foxx.lsit.ucsb.edu&forum_name=amavis-user External Source MISC http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=755AF709E5B77E6EA58479D5%40foxx.lsit.ucsb.edu&forum_name=amavis-user
http://www.amavis.org/security/asa-2007-3.txt External Source CONFIRM http://www.amavis.org/security/asa-2007-3.txt
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200704-13.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200704-13
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:114 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:114
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/469520/30/6420/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070524 FLEA-2007-0022-1: file
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24146 External Source BID 24146
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2071 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2071
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=174217 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=174217
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1311 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1311

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