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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6183

Format string vulnerability in the mdiag_initialize function in gtk/src/rbgtkmessagedialog.c in Ruby-GNOME 2 (aka Ruby/Gnome2) 0.16.0, and SVN versions before 20071127, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the message parameter.
Publish Date : 2007-11-29 Last Update Date : 2008-11-15
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 134

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1431-1 ruby-gnome2 - format string oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18425 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-2007-6183

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ruby Gnome2 Ruby Gnome2 0.16.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ruby Gnome2 Ruby Gnome2 1

- References For CVE-2007-6183

http://em386.blogspot.com/2007/11/your-favorite-better-than-c-scripting.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/28022
SECUNIA 28022
http://secunia.com/advisories/27975
SECUNIA 27975
http://secunia.com/advisories/27825
SECUNIA 27825
http://secunia.com/advisories/28060
SECUNIA 28060
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200712-09.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200712-09
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3407
SREASON 3407
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1431
DEBIAN DSA-1431
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/4022
VUPEN ADV-2007-4022
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:033
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:033
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26616
BID 26616 Ruby-GNOME2 Gtk::MessageDialog.new Function Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-04
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38757
XF rubygnome2-mdiaginitialize-format-string(38757)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=402871
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00214.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4216
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-December/msg00251.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-4229
http://osvdb.org/40774
OSVDB 40774
http://ruby-gnome2.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/ruby-gnome2/ruby-gnome2/trunk/gtk/src/rbgtkmessagedialog.c?view=log CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/484240/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071127 Ruby/Gnome2 0.16.0 Format String Vulnerability
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=200623 CONFIRM
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=453689 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6183

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


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