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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2797

xterm, including 192-7.el4 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and 208-3.1 in Debian GNU/Linux, sets the wrong group ownership of tty devices, which allows local users to write data to other users' terminals.
Publish Date : 2007-08-27 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-12-19 2006-12-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2007:0701: xterm security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070701 unix
xterm, including 192-7.el4 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and 208-3.1 in Debian GNU/Linux, sets the wrong group ownership o... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10421 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-2007-2797

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xterm Xterm 192-7.el4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xterm Xterm 208-3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xterm Xterm 2

- References For CVE-2007-2797

http://secunia.com/advisories/27617
SECUNIA 27617
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3066
SREASON 3066
http://secunia.com/advisories/27921
SECUNIA 27921
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0701.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0701
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-490.htm CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/477632/100/100/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070823 FLEA-2007-0048-1 xterm
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=349924
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26710
BID 26710 xterm Psuedo Terminal Insecure Permissions Local Insecure Permission Weakness Release Date:2007-12-06
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/477469/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070823 rPSA-2007-0169-1 xterm
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=239070 CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1396 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/26562
SECUNIA 26562

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2797

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


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