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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   LibGTop Vendors:   Gnome Development Team
LibGTop Buffer Overflow in glibtop_get_proc_map_s() May Let Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018526
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018526
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0235   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 7 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.14.x prior to 2.14.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in LibGTop. A local user can cause denial of service conditions. A local user may be able to obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can trigger a stack overflow in glibtop_get_proc_map_s() to cause denial of service conditions or potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The overflow resides in 'sysdeps/linux/procmap.c'.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A local user may be able to obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.14.6), available at:

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libgtop/2.14/

Vendor URL:  ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/libgtop/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Aug 7 2007 (Red Hat Issues Fix) LibGTop Buffer Overflow in glibtop_get_proc_map_s() May Let Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code   (bugzilla@redhat.com)
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 7 Aug 2007 18:15:34 -0400
Subject:  libgtop2


http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=396477

Bug 396477  CVE-2007-0235: stack overflow in sysdeps/linux/procmap.c: glibtop_get_proc_map_s()



 
 


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