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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5730

Original release date: 10/30/2007
Last revised: 08/27/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in QEMU 0.8.2, as used in Xen and possibly other products, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted data in the "net socket listen" option, aka QEMU "net socket" heap overflow. NOTE: some sources have used CVE-2007-1321 to refer to this issue as part of "NE2000 network driver and the socket code," but this is the correct identifier for the individual net socket listen vulnerability.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.6 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: 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 (11/02/2007)
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-2007-5729 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: BID
Name: 23731
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 42985
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29963
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1284
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25095
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27486
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25073
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10000
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1597
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:203
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:162
External Source: XF
Name: qemu-net-socket-bo(38239)
External Source: VIM
Name: 20071030 Clarification on old QEMU/NE2000/Xen issues
External Source: MISC
Name: http://taviso.decsystem.org/virtsec.pdf
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0194
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29129
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10000
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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