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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5137

Buffer overflow in the ReadImage function in generic/tkImgGIF.c in Tcl (Tcl/Tk) 8.4.13 through 8.4.15 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via multi-frame interlaced GIF files in which later frames are smaller than the first. NOTE: this issue is due to an incorrect patch for CVE-2007-5378.
Publish Date : 2007-09-28 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- 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=CVE-2007-5137 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-09-13 2007-09-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the ReadImage function in generic/tkImgGIF.c in Tcl (Tcl/Tk) 8.4.13 through 8.4.15 allows remote atta... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9540 unix
CVE-2007-5137 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075137 unix
DSA-1743 libtk-img -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8362 unix
DSA-1743-1 libtk-img -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13621 unix
ELSA-2008:0136: tk security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22566 unix
RHSA-2008:0136: tk security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080136 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-2007-5137

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Tcl Tk Tcl Tk 8.4.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Tcl Tk Tcl Tk 8.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Tcl Tk Tcl Tk 8.4.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Tcl Tk Tcl Tk 3

- References For CVE-2007-5137

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192539
http://secunia.com/advisories/27086
SECUNIA 27086
http://secunia.com/advisories/27182
SECUNIA 27182
http://secunia.com/advisories/27207
SECUNIA 27207
http://secunia.com/advisories/27229
SECUNIA 27229
http://secunia.com/advisories/27295
SECUNIA 27295
http://secunia.com/advisories/34297
SECUNIA 34297
http://secunia.com/advisories/29069
SECUNIA 29069
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-07.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200710-07
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25826
BID 25826 Tcl/Tk ReadImage Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-17
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0136.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0136
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_20_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:020
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:200
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:200
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1743
DEBIAN DSA-1743
http://www.attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2007-October/001826.html
VIM 20071012 clarification on multiple Tk overflow issues
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=541207 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-529-1
UBUNTU USN-529-1
http://secunia.com/advisories/26942
SECUNIA 26942
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00261.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2564

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5137

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


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