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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3508

** DISPUTED ** 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.
Publish Date : 2007-07-03 Last Update Date : 2017-07-28
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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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

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
Source: Redhat
Based on the analysis of Red Hat and several Glibc developers, Mandriva does not believe this to be exploitable.
Source: Mandriva

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-3508

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gentoo Glibc 2.5 R3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Glibc 1

- References For CVE-2007-3508
XF glibc-envvars-overflow(35240)
MLIST [libc-hacker] [PATCH] Fix LD_HWCAP_MASK handling
VUPEN ADV-2007-2418
BID 24758 GNU GLibC LD.SO Mask Dynamic Loader Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-07-04
GENTOO GLSA-200707-04

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3508

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