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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
Description Last Modified:  01/21/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
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
http://bugzilla.ganglia.info/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=223
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00003.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-22.xml
http://www.mail-archive.com/ganglia-developers@lists.sourceforge.net/msg04929.html Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0241
NVD Published Date:
01/21/2009
NVD Last Modified:
06/13/2009