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CVE-2007-5904 Detail

Current Description

Multiple buffer overflows in CIFS VFS in Linux kernel 2.6.23 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via long SMB responses that trigger the overflows in the SendReceive function.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.2


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
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://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/sfrench/cifs-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=133672efbc1085f9af990bdc145e1822ea93bcf3
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=119455843205403&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=119457447724276&w=2
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0048
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1428
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_63_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0089.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0167.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487808/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26438
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019612
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-618-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3860
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38450
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9901

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.6.23


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5904
NVD Published Date:
11/09/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018