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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0063

Integer underflow in the DHCP server in EMC VMware Workstation before 5.5.5 Build 56455 and 6.x before 6.0.1 Build 55017, Player before 1.0.5 Build 56455 and Player 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, ACE before 1.0.3 Build 54075 and ACE 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, and Server before 1.0.4 Build 56528 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed DHCP packet that triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2007-09-21 Last Update Date : 2019-07-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 191

- Vendor Statements

This issue is the same as CVE-2007-5365. The affected dhcp versions were fixed via:
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-10-11 2007-10-08
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-0063

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.06 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 6.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 7.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware ACE * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware ESX 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware ESX 2.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware ESX 2.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Vmware ESX 2.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Vmware ESX 3.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Vmware ESX 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Player * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Server * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Workstation * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Vmware ACE 1
Vmware ESX 6
Vmware Player 1
Vmware Server 1
Vmware Workstation 1

- References For CVE-2007-0063
SECTRACK 1018717
GENTOO GLSA-200711-23
BID 25729 VMware Workstation DHCP Server Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-12-05
FULLDISC 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
ISS 20070919 VMWare DHCP Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
VUPEN ADV-2007-3229
XF dhcp-param-underflow(33103)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0063

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