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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
Description Last Modified:  07/03/2007
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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 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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:glibc:*:r3:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.5

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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