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CVE-2007-5137 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the ReadImage function in generic/tkImgGIF.c in Tcl (Tcl/Tk) 8.4.13 through 8.4.15 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via multi-frame interlaced GIF files in which later frames are smaller than the first. NOTE: this issue is due to an incorrect patch for CVE-2007-5378.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/28/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/09/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-5137 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192539
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-07.xml
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=541207 Patch
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2007-October/001826.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1743
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:200
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_20_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0136.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25826
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-529-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9540
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00261.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9540
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9540

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5137
NVD Published Date:
09/28/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017