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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5137

Buffer overflow in the ReadImage function in generic/tkImgGIF.c in Tcl (Tcl/Tk) 8.4.13 through 8.4.15 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via multi-frame interlaced GIF files in which later frames are smaller than the first. NOTE: this issue is due to an incorrect patch for CVE-2007-5378.
Publish Date : 2007-09-28 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-09-13 2007-09-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Buffer overflow in the ReadImage function in generic/tkImgGIF.c in Tcl (Tcl/Tk) 8.4.13 through 8.4.15 allows remote atta... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9540 unix
CVE-2007-5137 unix
DSA-1743 libtk-img -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8362 unix
DSA-1743-1 libtk-img -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13621 unix
ELSA-2008:0136: tk security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22566 unix
RHSA-2008:0136: tk security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080136 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5137

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Tcl Tk Tcl Tk 8.4.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Tcl Tk Tcl Tk 8.4.14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Tcl Tk Tcl Tk 8.4.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Tcl Tk Tcl Tk 3

- References For CVE-2007-5137
BID 25826 Tcl/Tk ReadImage Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-17
VIM 20071012 clarification on multiple Tk overflow issues
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:020
GENTOO GLSA-200710-07
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0136
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9540

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5137

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