ID CVE-2007-1536
Summary 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.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:file:file:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:file:file:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 9.3 (as of 16-10-2018 - 16:38)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:07:29.970-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description 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.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10658
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title 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.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 233337
title CVE-2007-1536 file 4.20 fixes a heap overflow in that can result in arbitrary code execution
oval
OR
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070304001
    • comment file is earlier than 0:4.10-3.EL4.5
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070124002
    • comment file is signed with Red Hat master key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070124003
  • AND
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhba:tst:20070331001
    • comment file is earlier than 0:4.17-9.el5
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070124005
    • comment file is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease key
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20070124006
rhsa
id RHSA-2007:0124
released 2007-03-23
severity Moderate
title RHSA-2007:0124: file security update (Moderate)
rpms
  • file-0:4.10-3.EL4.5
  • file-0:4.17-9.el5
refmap via4
apple APPLE-SA-2007-05-24
bid 23021
bugtraq
  • 20070825 OpenBSD 4.1 - Heap overflow vulnerabillity
  • 20070828 Re: OpenBSD 4.1 - Heap overflow vulnerabillity
cert-vn VU#606700
confirm
debian DSA-1274
freebsd FreeBSD-SA-07:04
gentoo
  • GLSA-200703-26
  • GLSA-200710-19
mandriva MDKSA-2007:067
mlist [file] 20070302 file-4.20 is now available
netbsd NetBSD-SA2008-001
openbsd [4.0] 20070709 015: SECURITY FIX: July 9, 2007
sectrack 1017796
secunia
  • 24548
  • 24592
  • 24604
  • 24608
  • 24616
  • 24617
  • 24723
  • 24754
  • 25133
  • 25393
  • 25402
  • 25931
  • 25989
  • 27307
  • 27314
  • 29179
slackware SSA:2007-093-01
suse
  • SUSE-SA:2007:040
  • SUSE-SR:2007:005
ubuntu USN-439-1
vupen
  • ADV-2007-1040
  • ADV-2007-1939
xf openbsd-file-bo(36283)
Last major update 16-10-2018 - 16:38
Published 20-03-2007 - 20:19
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