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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0062

Integer overflow in the ISC dhcpd 3.0.x before 3.0.7 and 3.1.x before 3.1.1; and the DHCP server in EMC VMware Workstation before 5.5.5 Build 56455 and 6.x before 6.0.1 Build 55017, Player before 1.0.5 Build 56455 and Player 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, ACE before 1.0.3 Build 54075 and ACE 2 before 2.0.1 Build 55017, and Server before 1.0.4 Build 56528; allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or execute arbitrary code via a malformed DHCP packet with a large dhcp-max-message-size that triggers a stack-based buffer overflow, related to servers configured to send many DHCP options to clients.
Publish Date : 2007-09-21 Last Update Date : 2018-10-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5:
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-0062 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-0062

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware ACE 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware ACE 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Player 1.0.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Player 2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Server 1.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Vmware Workstation 6.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Workstation 3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Workstation 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Workstation 4.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Workstation 4.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Workstation 4.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.0 Build 13124 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.1 Build 19175 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.3 Build 34685 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.3 Build 42958 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Vmware Workstation 5.5.4 Build 44386 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Vmware Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware ACE 2
Vmware Player 2
Vmware Server 1
Vmware Vmware Workstation 1
Vmware Workstation 13

- References For CVE-2007-0062 CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:005
GENTOO GLSA-200808-05
SECTRACK 1018717
GENTOO GLSA-200711-23
FULLDISC 20070920 VMSA-2007-0006 Critical security updates for all supported versions of VMware ESX Server, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware ACE, and VMware Player
BID 25729 VMware Workstation DHCP Server Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-12-05 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
ISS 20070919 VMWare DHCP Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
VUPEN ADV-2007-3229
XF dhcp-param-overflow(33102)
BUGTRAQ 20090312 rPSA-2009-0041-1 dhclient dhcp libdhcp4client

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0062

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