CVE-2007-4476

HIGH

Description

Buffer overflow in the safer_name_suffix function in GNU tar has unspecified attack vectors and impact, resulting in a "crashing stack."

References

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=196978

http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10691

http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705

http://secunia.com/advisories/26674

http://secunia.com/advisories/26987

http://secunia.com/advisories/27331

http://secunia.com/advisories/27453

http://secunia.com/advisories/27514

http://secunia.com/advisories/27681

http://secunia.com/advisories/27857

http://secunia.com/advisories/28255

http://secunia.com/advisories/29968

http://secunia.com/advisories/32051

http://secunia.com/advisories/33567

http://secunia.com/advisories/39008

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-18.xml

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1021680.1-1

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1438

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1566

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:197

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:233

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_18_sr.html

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_19_sr.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0141.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0144.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26445

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-650-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-709-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0628

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0629

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=280961

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1861

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7114

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8599

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9336

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-November/msg00073.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-October/msg00370.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-09-05

Updated: 2017-09-29

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH