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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0063

Original release date: 09/21/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer underflow in the DHCP server in EMC VMware Workstation before 5.5.5 Build 56455 and 6.x before 6.0.1 Build 55017, Player before 1.0.5 Build 56455 and Player 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, ACE before 1.0.3 Build 54075 and ACE 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, and Server before 1.0.4 Build 56528 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed DHCP packet that triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (06/03/2008)
This issue is the same as CVE-2007-5365. The affected dhcp versions were fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0970.html

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External Source: BID
Name: 25729
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/player2/doc/releasenotes_player2.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-543-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3229
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27706
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws6/doc/releasenotes_ws6.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ws55/doc/releasenotes_ws55.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200711-23
External Source: XF
Name: dhcp-param-underflow(33103)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27694
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/player/doc/releasenotes_player.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/server/doc/releasenotes_server.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player
External Source: ISS
Name: 20070919 VMWare DHCP Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ace/doc/releasenotes_ace.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018717
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/ace2/doc/releasenotes_ace2.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26890

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