Vulnerability CVE-2007-5962


Published: 2008-05-22   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Memory leak in a certain Red Hat patch, applied to vsftpd 2.0.5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and Fedora 6 through 8, and on Foresight Linux and rPath appliances, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of CWD commands, as demonstrated by an attack on a daemon with the deny_file configuration option.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.1/10
6.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Rpath -> Appliance platform agent 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux 
Redhat -> Fedora 
Foresight linux -> Appliances 

 References:
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020079
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0185
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/12
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/21/8
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0295.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493167/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29322
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1600
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=397011
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42593
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8850
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5814
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00681.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00691.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00699.html

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