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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5395

Stack-based buffer overflow in the separate_word function in tokenize.c in Link Grammar 4.1b and possibly other versions, as used in AbiWord Link Grammar 4.2.4, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long word, as reachable through the separate_sentence function.
Publish Date : 2007-11-07 Last Update Date : 2010-07-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5395

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Abiword Abiword Link Grammar 4.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Link Grammar Link Grammar 4.1b Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Abiword Abiword Link Grammar 1
Link Grammar Link Grammar 1

- References For CVE-2007-5395

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=196803 CONFIRM
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=450695 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/27300
SECUNIA 27300
http://secunia.com/advisories/27340
SECUNIA 27340
http://secunia.com/advisories/27631
SECUNIA 27631
http://secunia.com/advisories/27702
SECUNIA 27702
http://secunia.com/advisories/27783
SECUNIA 27783
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-78/advisory/
http://secunia.com/advisories/28101
SECUNIA 28101
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-79/advisory/
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-27.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200711-27
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1432
DEBIAN DSA-1432
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3770
VUPEN ADV-2007-3770
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3771
VUPEN ADV-2007-3771
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483368/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071107 Secunia Research: Link Grammar "separate_sentence()" BufferOverflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26365
BID 26365 Link Grammar SEPARATE_WORD Function Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-12-18
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483370/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071107 Secunia Research: AbiWord Link Grammar "separate_sentence()"Buffer Overflow
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-545-1
UBUNTU USN-545-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=371221 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38317
XF abiword-linkgrammar-sentence-bo(38317)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00411.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-3339

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5395

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


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