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CVE-2007-4476 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the safer_name_suffix function in GNU tar has unspecified attack vectors and impact, resulting in a "crashing stack."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/15/2010)

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0141.html for tar. It did not affect the version of tar as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3. This issue was also addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0144.html for cpio. It did not affect the version of cpio as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=196978
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10691
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-18.xml
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021680.1-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1438
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1566
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:197
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:233
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_19_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0141.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0144.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26445
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-650-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-709-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0628
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0629
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=280961
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1861
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7114
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8599
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9336
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00073.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00370.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:tar:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:10:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4476
NVD Published Date:
09/04/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017