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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      Last Modified:  07/25/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3961
Original release date:
07/25/2007
Last revised:
11/15/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188252 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188252
http://fsp.cvs.sourceforge.net/fsp/fsplib/ChangeLog?revision=1.17&view=markup External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source MISC http://fsp.cvs.sourceforge.net/fsp/fsplib/fsplib.c?r1=1.19&r2=1.20
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-01.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200711-01
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:018 External Source MANDRIVA 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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