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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0235

Stack-based buffer overflow in the glibtop_get_proc_map_s function in libgtop before 2.14.6 (libgtop2) allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a process with a long filename that is mapped in its address space, which triggers the overflow in gnome-system-monitor.
Publish Date : 2007-01-16 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.7
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libgtop as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. This flaw affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and is being tracked via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=249884
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-01-15 2007-01-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-0235 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20070235 unix
RHSA-2007:0765: libgtop2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070765 unix
Stack-based buffer overflow in the glibtop_get_proc_map_s function in libgtop before 2.14.6 (libgtop2) allows local user... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10720 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-0235

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libgtop Libgtop 2.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libgtop Libgtop 1

- References For CVE-2007-0235

http://secunia.com/advisories/26367
SECUNIA 26367
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0765.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0765
http://osvdb.org/32815
OSVDB 32815
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libgtop/2.14/libgtop-2.14.6.news CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018526
SECTRACK 1018526
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=396477 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/23736
SECUNIA 23736
http://secunia.com/advisories/23777
SECUNIA 23777
http://secunia.com/advisories/23814
SECUNIA 23814
http://secunia.com/advisories/23840
SECUNIA 23840
http://secunia.com/advisories/23872
SECUNIA 23872
http://secunia.com/advisories/24015
SECUNIA 24015
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-17.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-17
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1255
DEBIAN DSA-1255
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0185
VUPEN ADV-2007-0185
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:023
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:023
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0187
VUPEN ADV-2007-0187
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22054
BID 22054 Libgtop2 Library Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-08-08
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-407-1
UBUNTU USN-407-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/31522
XF libgtop2-glibtopbo(31522)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-972 CONFIRM
https://launchpad.net/bugs/79206

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0235

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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