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CVE-2007-5962 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in a certain Red Hat patch, applied to vsftpd 2.0.5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora 6 through 8, and on Foresight Linux and rPath appliances, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of CWD commands, as demonstrated by an attack on a daemon with the deny_file configuration option.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020079
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0185
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/12
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/8
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0295.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493167/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29322 Exploit
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1600
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=397011
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42593
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8850
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5814
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00681.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00691.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00699.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
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OR
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:fedora:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:fedora:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:fedora:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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OR
 cpe:2.3:h:foresight_linux:appliances:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:h:rpath:appliance_platform_agent:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5962
NVD Published Date:
05/22/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018