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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5378

Buffer overflow in the FileReadGIF function in tkImgGIF.c for Tk Toolkit 8.4.12 and earlier, and 8.3.5 and earlier, allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via an animated GIF in which the first subimage is smaller than a subsequent subimage, which triggers the overflow in the ReadImage function, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-5137.
Publish Date : 2007-10-11 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: 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 2007-10-09 2006-03-25
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the FileReadGIF function in tkImgGIF.c for Tk Toolkit 8.4.12 and earlier, and 8.3.5 and earlier, allo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9480 unix
DSA-1415-1 tk8.4 - buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19954 unix
DSA-1416-1 tk8.3 - buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18685 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
RHSA-2008:0134: tcltk security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080134 unix
RHSA-2008:0135: tk security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080135 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-2007-5378

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Tcl Tk Tk Toolkit 8.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Tcl Tk Tk Toolkit 8.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Tcl Tk Tk Toolkit 2

- References For CVE-2007-5378
VIM 20071012 clarification on multiple Tk overflow issues
XF tktoolkit-filereadgif-dos(37189) CONFIRM
BID 26056 Tcl/Tk Tk Toolkit TKIMGGIF.C Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-17
BUGTRAQ 20080604 VMSA-2008-0009 Updates to VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware ACE, VMware Fusion, VMware Server, VMware VIX API, VMware ESX, VMware ESXi resolve critical security issues
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0135
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0134
VUPEN ADV-2008-1456

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5378

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