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CVE-2007-4601 Detail

Current Description

A regression error in tcp-wrappers 7.6.dbs-10 and 7.6.dbs-11 might allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions when a service uses libwrap but does not specify server connection information.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/30/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4601
Original release date:
08/30/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
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:P/I:N/A:N) (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 unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/31/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue was specific to a patch from Debian project and did not affect versions of tcp_wrappers packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/405342 External Source MISC http://bugs.debian.org/405342
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-507-1 Patch External Source UBUNTU USN-507-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36364 External Source XF ubuntu-tcpwrapper-security-bypass(36364)
https://launchpad.net/bugs/135332 External Source MISC https://launchpad.net/bugs/135332

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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