CVE-2007-2893 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the bx_ne2k_c::rx_frame function in iodev/ne2k.cc in the emulated NE2000 device in Bochs 2.3 allows local users of the guest operating system to write to arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges on the host operating system via vectors that cause TXCNT register values to exceed the device memory size, aka "RX Frame heap overflow."


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/02/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect Xen as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188148 Third Party Advisory 
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-21.xml Third Party Advisory 
http://taviso.decsystem.org/virtsec.pdf Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1351 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24246 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1936 Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34508 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2893
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2007
NVD Last Modified:
05/19/2020
Source:
MITRE