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CVE-2007-3508 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** Integer overflow in the process_envvars function in elf/rtld.c in glibc before 2.5-rc4 might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a large LD_HWCAP_MASK environment variable value. NOTE: the glibc maintainers state that they do not believe that this issue is exploitable for code execution.

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 Mandriva (09/17/2007)

Based on the analysis of Red Hat and several Glibc developers, Mandriva does not believe this to be exploitable.

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/05/2007)

After careful analysis by Red Hat and several Glibc developers, it has been determined that this bug is not exploitable. For more information please see Red Hat Bugzilla bug #247208 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=247208

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=183844
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200707-04.xml
http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/src/patchsets/glibc/2.5/1600_all_glibc-hwcap-mask-secure.patch?rev=1.1&view=markup
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24758
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018334
http://www.sourceware.org/ml/libc-hacker/2007-07/msg00001.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2418 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35240

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:gentoo:glibc:*:r3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3508
NVD Published Date:
07/03/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017