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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1536

Integer underflow in the file_printf function in the "file" program before 4.20 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2007-03-20 Last Update Date : 2011-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-03-19 2007-02-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-1536 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20071536 unix
DSA-1274-1 file - buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18955 unix
ELSA-2007:0124: file security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22341 unix
Integer underflow in the file_printf function in the "file" program before 4.20 allows user-assisted attackers to execut... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10658 unix
RHSA-2007:0124: file security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070124 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-2007-1536

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application File File 4.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
File File 1

- References For CVE-2007-1536

ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-001.txt.asc
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-001
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530 CONFIRM
http://openbsd.org/errata40.html#015_file
OPENBSD [4.0] 20070709 015: SECURITY FIX: July 9, 2007
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
http://secunia.com/advisories/24617
SECUNIA 24617
http://secunia.com/advisories/24616
SECUNIA 24616
http://secunia.com/advisories/24608
SECUNIA 24608
http://secunia.com/advisories/24604
SECUNIA 24604
http://secunia.com/advisories/24592
SECUNIA 24592
http://secunia.com/advisories/24723
SECUNIA 24723
http://secunia.com/advisories/24754
SECUNIA 24754
http://secunia.com/advisories/25133
SECUNIA 25133
http://secunia.com/advisories/25393
SECUNIA 25393
http://secunia.com/advisories/25402
SECUNIA 25402
http://secunia.com/advisories/25931
SECUNIA 25931
http://secunia.com/advisories/25989
SECUNIA 25989
http://secunia.com/advisories/27307
SECUNIA 27307
http://secunia.com/advisories/29179
SECUNIA 29179
http://secunia.com/advisories/27314
SECUNIA 27314
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:04.file.asc
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-07:04
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-26.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200703-26
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-19.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200710-19
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.512926
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-093-01
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-179.htm CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1274
DEBIAN DSA-1274
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:067
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:067
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_40_file.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:040
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_5_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:005
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0124.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0124
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/477861/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070825 OpenBSD 4.1 - Heap overflow vulnerabillity
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/477950/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070828 Re: OpenBSD 4.1 - Heap overflow vulnerabillity
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-439-1
UBUNTU USN-439-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017796
SECTRACK 1017796
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939
VUPEN ADV-2007-1939
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1148 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23021
BID 23021 File(1) Command File_PrintF Integer Underflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-13
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1040
VUPEN ADV-2007-1040
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36283
XF openbsd-file-bo(36283)
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=171452 CONFIRM
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/606700
CERT-VN VU#606700
http://secunia.com/advisories/24548
SECUNIA 24548
http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2007/000161.html
MLIST [file] 20070302 file-4.20 is now available

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1536

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


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