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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1536

Integer underflow in the file_printf function in the "file" program before 4.20 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2007-03-20 Last Update Date : 2018-10-16
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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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-03-19 2007-02-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-1536 unix
DSA-1274-1 file - buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18955 unix
ELSA-2007:0124: file security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22341 unix
Integer underflow in the file_printf function in the "file" program before 4.20 allows user-assisted attackers to execut... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10658 unix
RHSA-2007:0124: file security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070124 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-2007-1536

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application File File 4.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
File File 1

- References For CVE-2007-1536 CONFIRM
XF openbsd-file-bo(36283)
VUPEN ADV-2007-1040
SECTRACK 1017796
BID 23021 File(1) Command File_PrintF Integer Underflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-13
BUGTRAQ 20070828 Re: OpenBSD 4.1 - Heap overflow vulnerabillity
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:005
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0124
BUGTRAQ 20070825 OpenBSD 4.1 - Heap overflow vulnerabillity
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:040
MLIST [file] 20070302 file-4.20 is now available
OPENBSD [4.0] 20070709 015: SECURITY FIX: July 9, 2007
GENTOO GLSA-200703-26
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-093-01
GENTOO GLSA-200710-19
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-001

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1536

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