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CVE-2007-3961 Detail

Description

Off-by-one error in the fsp_readdir_r function in fsplib.c in fsplib before 0.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a directory entry whose length is exactly MAXNAMELEN, which prevents a terminating null byte from being added.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/25/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

Vendor has supplied upgrade patch: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=93841&package_id=139615&release_id=526638

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/10/2007)

Red Hat does not consider a user assisted client crash such as this to be a security flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188252
http://fsp.cvs.sourceforge.net/fsp/fsplib/ChangeLog?revision=1.17&view=markup
http://fsp.cvs.sourceforge.net/fsp/fsplib/fsplib.c?r1=1.19&r2=1.20
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-01.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:018

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:fsp:c_library:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 0.7

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3961
NVD Published Date:
07/25/2007
NVD Last Modified:
11/15/2008