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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5904

Multiple buffer overflows in CIFS VFS in Linux kernel 2.6.23 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via long SMB responses that trigger the overflows in the SendReceive function.
Publish Date : 2007-11-09 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2007-11-09 2007-11-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-5904 unix
DSA-1428-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20179 unix
ELSA-2008:0089: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21882 unix
Multiple buffer overflows in CIFS VFS in Linux kernel 2.6.23 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of se... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9901 unix
RHSA-2008:0089: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080089 unix
RHSA-2008:0167: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080167 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-2007-5904

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2007-5904
XF kernel-cifsvfs-sendreceive-bo(38450)
VUPEN ADV-2007-3860
SECTRACK 1019612
BID 26438 Linux Kernel CIFS Transport.C Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-06-20
BUGTRAQ 20080208 rPSA-2008-0048-1 kernel
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0167
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:017
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20071108 Buffer overflow in CIFS VFS.;a=commitdiff;h=133672efbc1085f9af990bdc145e1822ea93bcf3 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0089
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:063
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20071109 Re: Fw: Buffer overflow in CIFS VFS.
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:030
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:013
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:064

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5904

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