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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5497

Multiple integer overflows in libext2fs in e2fsprogs before 1.40.3 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted filesystem image.
Publish Date : 2007-12-07 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.8
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-11-08 2007-12-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5497 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20075497 unix
DSA-1422-1 e2fsprogs - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20105 unix
ELSA-2008:0003: e2fsprogs security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22590 unix
Multiple integer overflows in libext2fs in e2fsprogs before 1.40.3 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbit... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10399 unix
RHSA-2008:0003: e2fsprogs security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080003 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-2007-5497

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.02 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.04 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.05 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.06 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.40.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 1.40.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ext2 Filesystems Utilities E2fsprogs 41

- References For CVE-2007-5497

http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=emr_na-c02286083
HP HPSBMA02554
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00629.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4461
http://secunia.com/advisories/27965
SECUNIA 27965
http://secunia.com/advisories/27889
SECUNIA 27889
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000007.html
MLIST [Security-announce] 20080303 VMSA-2008-0004 Low: Updated e2fsprogs service console package
http://secunia.com/advisories/27987
SECUNIA 27987
http://secunia.com/advisories/28000
SECUNIA 28000
http://secunia.com/advisories/28030
SECUNIA 28030
http://secunia.com/advisories/28042
SECUNIA 28042
http://secunia.com/advisories/28360
SECUNIA 28360
http://secunia.com/advisories/28541
SECUNIA 28541
http://secunia.com/advisories/29224
SECUNIA 29224
http://secunia.com/advisories/28648
SECUNIA 28648
http://secunia.com/advisories/32774
SECUNIA 32774
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-040.htm CONFIRM
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=560230&group_id=2406 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/40551
SECUNIA 40551
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX118766 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2007-0262 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-555-1
UBUNTU USN-555-1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0003.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0003
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1422
DEBIAN DSA-1422
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:242
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:242
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38903
XF e2fsprogs-libext2fs-integer-overflow(38903)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1796
VUPEN ADV-2010-1796
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/487999/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080212 FLEA-2008-0005-1 e2fsprogs
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26772
BID 26772 Ext2 Filesystem Utilities e2fsprogs libext2fs Multiple Unspecified Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-07-13
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4135
VUPEN ADV-2007-4135
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019537
SECTRACK 1019537
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0004.html CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_25_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:025
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/489082/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080303 VMSA-2008-0004 Low: Updated e2fsprogs service console package
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0761
VUPEN ADV-2008-0761
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2011 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00618.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4447

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5497

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


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