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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5079

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 does not properly compile and link gdm with tcp_wrappers on x86_64 platforms, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
Publish Date : 2007-09-24 Last Update Date : 2010-09-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.0
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=181302 An update has been released which resolves this issue: http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0657.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
4.3
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N 2006-02-13 2006-02-13
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2010:0657: gdm security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100657 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5079

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Linux 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Linux 1

- References For CVE-2007-5079

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0657.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0657
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=181302 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/36791
XF rhel-tcpwrapper-security-bypass(36791)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5079

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


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