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CVE-2007-4642 Detail

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in Doomsday (aka deng) 1.9.0-beta5.1 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long chat (PKT_CHAT) message that is not properly handled by the (1) D_NetPlayerEvent function in d_net.c or the (2) Msg_Write function in net_msg.c, or (3) many commands that are not properly handled by the NetSv_ReadCommands function in d_netsv.c; or (4) cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a chat (PKT_CHAT) message without a final '\0' character.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/31/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/dumsdei-adv.txt Exploit
http://aluigi.org/poc/dumsdei.zip Exploit
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=190835
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200802-02.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3084
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/478077/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25483 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36332
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36333
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36334

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:doomsday:doomsday:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.9.0_beta5.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4642
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018