CVE-2007-4476

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/26674

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

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

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

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

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

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

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_19_sr.html

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

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/28255

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/29968

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/33567

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/32051

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

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

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

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/39008

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

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

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

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

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%3A7114

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-09-05

Updated: 2021-05-17

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
127428NewStart CGSL MAIN 4.05 : tar Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0153)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
127307NewStart CGSL MAIN 4.06 : tar Multiple Vulnerabilities (NS-SA-2019-0089)NessusNewStart CGSL Local Security Checks
high
89741VMware ESX Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2010-0013) (remote check)NessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
68011Oracle Linux 5 : cpio (ELSA-2010-0144)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
68008Oracle Linux 4 / 5 : tar (ELSA-2010-0141)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
60747Scientific Linux Security Update : tar on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
60745Scientific Linux Security Update : cpio on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
49085VMSA-2010-0013 : VMware ESX third-party updates for Service ConsoleNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
46267RHEL 5 : cpio (RHSA-2010:0144)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
46264RHEL 4 / 5 : tar (RHSA-2010:0141)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
45068CentOS 5 : cpio (CESA-2010:0144)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
45067CentOS 4 / 5 : tar (CESA-2010:0141)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
36397Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 : tar vulnerability (USN-709-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
36256Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.04 / 7.10 : cpio vulnerability (USN-650-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
35405FreeBSD : gtar -- GNU TAR safer_name_suffix Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability (0809ce7d-f672-4924-9b3b-7c74bc279b83)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
32140Debian DSA-1566-1 : cpio - programming errorNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
29805Debian DSA-1438-1 : tar - several vulnerabilitiesNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
29406SuSE 10 Security Update : cpio (ZYPP Patch Number 4184)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
28352Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cpio (MDKSA-2007:233)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
28218GLSA-200711-18 : Cpio: Buffer overflowNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
27809Fedora 8 : cpio-2.9-5.fc8 (2007-2827)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
27806Fedora 8 : tar-1.17-4.fc8 (2007-2800)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
27801Fedora 7 : cpio-2.6-28.fc7 (2007-2744)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
27789Fedora 7 : tar-1.15.1-28.fc7 (2007-2673)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
27635Fedora Core 6 : tar-1.15.1-27.fc6 (2007-735)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
27188openSUSE 10 Security Update : cpio (cpio-4180)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
27070Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tar (MDKSA-2007:197)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high