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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5360

Original release date: 01/08/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in OpenPegasus Management server, when compiled to use PAM and with PEGASUS_USE_PAM_STANDALONE_PROC defined, as used in VMWare ESX Server 3.0.1 and 3.0.2, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to PAM authentication, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-0003.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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 (01/09/2008)
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of tog-pegasus as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, or 5. For more details see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-5360

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External Source: XF
Name: openpegasus-pam-bo(39524)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28368
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-5360
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Security-announce] 20080107 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1391
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2008-0001.html
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0064
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29986
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3538
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080123 UPDATED VMSA-2008-0001.1 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:002
External Source: VIM
Name: 20080115 vuldb confusion between OpenPegasus issues
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBMA02331
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0063
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28636
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080108 VMSA-2008-0001 Moderate OpenPegasus PAM Authentication Buffer Overflow and updated service console packages
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28358
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:openpegasus:management_server
* cpe:/a:vmware:esx_server:3.0.1
* cpe:/a:vmware:esx_server:3.0.2

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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