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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
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:
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 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
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- 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
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0765
GENTOO GLSA-200701-17
VUPEN ADV-2007-0185
VUPEN ADV-2007-0187
BID 22054 Libgtop2 Library Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-08-08
XF libgtop2-glibtopbo(31522) CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0235

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