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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4897

pwlib, as used by Ekiga 2.0.5 and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long argument to the PString::vsprintf function, related to a "memory management flaw". NOTE: this issue was originally reported as being in the SIPURL::GetHostAddress function in Ekiga (formerly GnomeMeeting).
Publish Date : 2007-09-14 Last Update Date : 2011-06-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-09-14 2007-09-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2007:0932: pwlib security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22100 unix
pwlib, as used by Ekiga 2.0.5 and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (applica... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10928 unix
RHSA-2007:0932: pwlib security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070932 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-2007-4897

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ekiga Ekiga 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ekiga Ekiga 1

- References For CVE-2007-4897

http://blog.s21sec.com/2007/09/sobre-la-vulnerabilidad-del-ekiga.html
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=118959114522339&w=2
FULLDISC 20070912 S21SEC-036-EN Ekiga <= 2.0.5 Denial of service
http://secunia.com/advisories/28385
SECUNIA 28385
http://secunia.com/advisories/27518
SECUNIA 27518
http://secunia.com/advisories/27150
SECUNIA 27150
http://secunia.com/advisories/27127
SECUNIA 27127
http://openh323.cvs.sourceforge.net/openh323/opal/src/sip/sipcon.cxx?r1=2.120.2.25&r2=2.120.2.26&pathrev=v2_2_9
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3138
SREASON 3138
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:206
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:206
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0932.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0932
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/479185/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070912 S21SEC-036-EN Ekiga <= 2.0.5 Denial of service
http://www.s21sec.com/avisos/s21sec-036-en.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25642
BID 25642 Ekiga GetHostAddress Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-27
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36568
XF ekiga-sipurlgethostaddress-dos(36568)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018683
SECTRACK 1018683
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-561-1
UBUNTU USN-561-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=292831

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4897

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


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