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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5137

Original release date: 09/28/2007
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the ReadImage function in generic/tkImgGIF.c in Tcl (Tcl/Tk) 8.4.13 through 8.4.15 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via multi-frame interlaced GIF files in which later frames are smaller than the first. NOTE: this issue is due to an incorrect patch for CVE-2007-5378.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/09/2007)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-5137 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27207
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9540
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:200
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2007-2564
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27182
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=541207
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1743
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27295
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29069
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2007:020
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34297
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200710-07
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0136
External Source: BID
Name: 25826
External Source: VIM
Name: 20071012 clarification on multiple Tk overflow issues
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27086
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26942
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-529-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27229
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=192539

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9540
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.13
* cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.14
* cpe:/a:tcl_tk:tcl_tk:8.4.15

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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