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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5962 (1 public exploit)

Memory leak in a certain Red Hat patch, applied to vsftpd 2.0.5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora 6 through 8, and on Foresight Linux and rPath appliances, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of CWD commands, as demonstrated by an attack on a daemon with the deny_file configuration option.
Publish Date : 2008-05-22 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.1
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Service
CWE ID 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-11-23 2008-05-21
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0295: vsftpd security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22635 unix
Memory leak in a certain Red Hat patch, applied to vsftpd 2.0.5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora 6 throug... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8850 unix
RHSA-2008:0295: vsftpd security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080295 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-2007-5962

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Hardware Foresight Linux Appliances Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Fedora 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Fedora 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Fedora 8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Hardware Rpath Appliance Platform Agent Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Foresight Linux Appliances 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1
Redhat Fedora 3
Rpath Appliance Platform Agent 1

- References For CVE-2007-5962

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00681.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-4347
http://secunia.com/advisories/30354
SECUNIA 30354
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020079
SECTRACK 1020079
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0185 CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1600
VUPEN ADV-2008-1600
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/5814
MILW0RM 5814
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/10
MLIST [oss-security] 20080521 Re: vsftpd CVE-2007-5962 (Red Hat / Fedora specific)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20080521 Re: vsftpd CVE-2007-5962 (Red Hat / Fedora specific)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20080521 vsftpd CVE-2007-5962 (Red Hat / Fedora specific)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493167/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080606 rPSA-2008-0185-1 vsftpd
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29322
BID 29322 vsftpd FTP Server 'deny_file' Option Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-06-16
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/42593
XF vsftpd-denyfile-dos(42593)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00691.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-4362
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=397011 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/30341
SECUNIA 30341
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00699.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-4373
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0295.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0295

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5962

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


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