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CVE-2007-2799 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the "file" program 4.20, when running on 32-bit systems, as used in products including The Sleuth Kit, might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large file that triggers an overflow that bypasses an assert() statement. NOTE: this issue is due to an incorrect patch for CVE-2007-1536.

Source:  MITRE
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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=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-290.htm
http://www.amavis.org/security/asa-2007-3.txt
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1343
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200705-25.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:114
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_40_file.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0391.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/469520/30/6420/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24146
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018140
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0024/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-439-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2071 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=241022 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34731
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1311
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11012

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:file:file:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sleuth_kit:the_sleuth_kith:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2799
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018