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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2666 (1 public exploit)

Stack-based buffer overflow in LexRuby.cxx (SciLexer.dll) in Scintilla 1.73, as used by notepad++ 4.1.1 and earlier, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via certain Ruby (.rb) files with long lines. NOTE: this was originally reported as a vulnerability in notepad++.
Publish Date : 2007-05-14 Last Update Date : 2012-11-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-2666

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Notepad++ Notepad++ 4.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Scintilla Scintilla 1.73 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Notepad++ Notepad++ 1
Scintilla Scintilla 1

- References For CVE-2007-2666
OSVDB 36007
XF scintilla-rb-bo(34372)
VUPEN ADV-2007-1867
VUPEN ADV-2007-1794
BID 23961 Notepad++ Ruby Source File Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-05-24
BUGTRAQ 20070523 Re: notepad++[v4.1]: (win32) ruby file processing buffer overflow exploit.
BUGTRAQ 20070513 notepad++[v4.1]: (win32) ruby file processing buffer overflow exploit.
MILW0RM 3912
XF notepadplus-rb-bo(34269)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2666

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