Integer overflow in the process_envvars function in elf/rtld.c in glibc before 2.5-rc4 might allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a large LD_HWCAP_MASK environment variable value. NOTE: the glibc maintainers state that they do not believe that this issue is exploitable for code execution
Published 2007-07-03 21:30:00
Updated 2024-05-17 00:34:43
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-3508

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-3508

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CWE ids for CVE-2007-3508

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Vendor statements for CVE-2007-3508

  • Red Hat 2007-07-05
    After careful analysis by Red Hat and several Glibc developers, it has been determined that this bug is not exploitable. For more information please see Red Hat Bugzilla bug #247208
  • Mandriva 2007-09-17
    Based on the analysis of Red Hat and several Glibc developers, Mandriva does not believe this to be exploitable.

References for CVE-2007-3508

Products affected by CVE-2007-3508

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