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CVE-2007-5378 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the FileReadGIF function in tkImgGIF.c for Tk Toolkit 8.4.12 and earlier, and 8.3.5 and earlier, allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via an animated GIF in which the first subimage is smaller than a subsequent subimage, which triggers the overflow in the ReadImage function, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-5137.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/11/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/16/2007)

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-2007-5378 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://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-237465-1
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2007-October/001826.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1415
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1416
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1743
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:200
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0134.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0135.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493080/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26056
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-529-1
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0009.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1456/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1744
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37189
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9480
https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=112997&aid=1458234&group_id=12997

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9480
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9480

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5378
NVD Published Date:
10/11/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018