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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6697

Buffer overflow in the LWZReadByte function in IMG_gif.c in SDL_image before 1.2.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GIF file, a similar issue to CVE-2006-4484. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2008-02-01 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1493 sdl-image1.2 -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7785 unix
DSA-1493-1 sdl-image1.2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18763 unix
DSA-1493-2 sdl-image1.2 - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17777 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-2007-6697

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SDL Sdl Image 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SDL Sdl Image 1

- References For CVE-2007-6697
VUPEN ADV-2008-0266
XF sdlimage-gif-bo(39865)
BUGTRAQ 20080213 rPSA-2008-0061-1 SDL_image
BID 27417 SDL_image Invalid GIF File LWZ Minimum Code Size Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-27
GENTOO GLSA-200802-01
BUGTRAQ 20080123 SDL_Image 1.2.6 and prior GIF handling buffer overflow CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6697

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