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CVE-2007-5769 Detail

Current Description

Double free vulnerability in the getreply function in ftp.c in netkit ftp (netkit-ftp) 0.17 20040614 and later allows remote FTP servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via some types of FTP protocol behavior. NOTE: the netkit-ftpd issue is covered by CVE-2007-6263.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/06/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5769
Original release date:
12/06/2007
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/07/2007)

Red Hat does not consider a user assisted client crash such as this to be a security flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199206 Exploit; Patch External Source MISC http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199206
http://cvs.fedora.redhat.com/viewcvs/rpms/ftp/F-8/netkit-ftp-0.17-sigseg.patch?view=auto Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://cvs.fedora.redhat.com/viewcvs/rpms/ftp/F-8/netkit-ftp-0.17-sigseg.patch?view=auto
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=119704348003382&w=2 External Source FULLDISC 20071207 netkit-ftpd/ftp uninitialized vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26764 External Source BID 26764

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:netkit-ftp:netkit_ftp:0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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