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CVE-2007-4198 Detail

Current Description

The fs_data_put_str function in ntfs.c in fls in Brian Carrier The Sleuth Kit (TSK) before 2.09 does not validate a certain length value, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and prevent examination of certain NTFS files via a malformed NTFS image, which triggers a buffer over-read.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=A19F11EF-13CA-4940-AFF3-9BE08F67EE22%40sleuthkit.org Patch
http://www.isecpartners.com/files/iSEC-Breaking_Forensics_Software-Paper.v1_1.BH2007.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/474809/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/475335/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25181 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:brian_carrier:the_slueth_kit
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.08


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4198
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018