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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1738

Original release date: 03/28/2007
Last revised: 11/05/2012


TrueCrypt 4.3, when installed setuid root, allows local users to cause a denial of service (filesystem unavailability) or gain privileges by mounting a crafted TrueCrypt volume, as demonstrated using (1) /usr/bin or (2) another user's home directory, a different issue than CVE-2007-1589.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
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: SREASON
Name: 2492
External Source: XF
Name: truecrypt-setuid-dos(33303)
External Source: BID
Name: 23180
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070401 Re: Denial of Service Vulnerabilities in TrueCrypt 4.3 Linux (re. bid 23180)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070328 Denial of Service Vulnerabilities in TrueCrypt 4.3 Linux (re. bid 23180)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070404 Re: Denial of Service Vulnerabilities in TrueCrypt 4.3 Linux (re. bid 23180)

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