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CVE-2007-2452 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the visit_old_format function in locate/locate.c in locate in GNU findutils before 4.2.31 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long pathname in a locate database that has the old format, a different vulnerability than CVE-2001-1036.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/11/2007)

Not vulnerable. Red Hat did not ship GNU locate in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5. This issue does not affect the ’mlocate’ or ’slocate’ packages that are supplied with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=emr_na-c02286083
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2760
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/470108/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24250 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018183
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2015
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1796
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34628

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:findutils:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:findutils:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:findutils:4.2.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:findutils:4.2.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:findutils:4.2.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2452
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018