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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4963

Original release date: 09/18/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Visual truncation vulnerability in WinImage 8.10 and earlier allows remote attackers to spoof a destination filename via a long sequence of space characters in a filename within a (1) .IMG or (2) .ISO file. NOTE: this can be leveraged with a separate directory traversal vulnerability to trick a careful user into overwriting arbitrary files.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 45948
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070915 WinImage 8.10 vulnerabilities
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3140
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070918 A little advisory content correction.

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