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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
Description Last Modified:  04/13/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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
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
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200704-13.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:114
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/469520/30/6420/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24146
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2071
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=174217
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1311

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2026
NVD Published Date:
04/13/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018