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CVE-2009-0241 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the process_path function in gmetad/server.c in Ganglia 3.1.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a request to the gmetad service with a long pathname.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/21/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0241
Original release date:
01/21/2009
Last revised:
06/13/2009
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/23/2009)

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-2009-0241 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update of Red Hat HPC Solution may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugzilla.ganglia.info/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=223 External Source MISC http://bugzilla.ganglia.info/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=223
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:011
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-22.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200903-22
http://www.mail-archive.com/ganglia-developers@lists.sourceforge.net/msg04929.html Exploit External Source MLIST [Ganglia-developers] 20090113 patches for: [Sec] Gmetad server BoF and network overload + [Feature] multiple requests per conn on interactive port
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33299 External Source BID 33299

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:ganglia:ganglia:3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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