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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."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/29/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-21.xml
http://taviso.decsystem.org/virtsec.pdf
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1351
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24246
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1936 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34508

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:bochs:bochs:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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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:
07/28/2017