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CVE-2007-4897 Detail

Current Description

pwlib, as used by Ekiga 2.0.5 and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long argument to the PString::vsprintf function, related to a "memory management flaw". NOTE: this issue was originally reported as being in the SIPURL::GetHostAddress function in Ekiga (formerly GnomeMeeting).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/14/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.s21sec.com/2007/09/sobre-la-vulnerabilidad-del-ekiga.html
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=118959114522339&w=2
http://openh323.cvs.sourceforge.net/openh323/opal/src/sip/sipcon.cxx?r1=2.120.2.25&r2=2.120.2.26&pathrev=v2_2_9
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3138
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:206
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0932.html
http://www.s21sec.com/avisos/s21sec-036-en.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/479185/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25642
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018683
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-561-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=292831
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36568
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10928

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10928
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10928

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ekiga:ekiga:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4897
NVD Published Date:
09/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018