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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4642

Original release date: 08/31/2007
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Multiple buffer overflows in Doomsday (aka deng) 1.9.0-beta5.1 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long chat (PKT_CHAT) message that is not properly handled by the (1) D_NetPlayerEvent function in d_net.c or the (2) Msg_Write function in net_msg.c, or (3) many commands that are not properly handled by the NetSv_ReadCommands function in d_netsv.c; or (4) cause a denial of service (daemon crash) via a chat (PKT_CHAT) message without a final '\0' character.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=190835
External Source: XF
Name: doomsday-netsvreadcommands-bo(36334)
External Source: XF
Name: doomsday-dnetplayerevent-bo(36332)
External Source: XF
Name: doomsday-msgwrite-bo(36333)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070829 Multiple vulnerabilities in Doomsday 1.9.0-beta5.1
External Source: BID
Name: 25483
External Source: MISC
Name: http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/dumsdei-adv.txt
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200802-02
External Source: MISC
Name: http://aluigi.org/poc/dumsdei.zip
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3084

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* cpe:/a:doomsday:doomsday:1.9.0_beta5.1 and previous versions

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