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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      Last Modified:  05/29/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2893
Original release date:
05/29/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188148 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188148
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-21.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200711-21
http://taviso.decsystem.org/virtsec.pdf External Source MISC http://taviso.decsystem.org/virtsec.pdf
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1351 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1351
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24246 External Source BID 24246
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1936 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1936
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34508 External Source XF bochs-ne2000-bo(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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