Bug 246034 (CVE-2007-1665) - CVE-2007-166{3,4,5} ekg denial of service vulnerabilities
Summary: CVE-2007-166{3,4,5} ekg denial of service vulnerabilities
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2007-1665
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ekg
Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL: http://www.debian.org/security/2007/d...
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Keywords: Security
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-06-27 23:18 UTC by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2009-09-21 21:53 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-07-02 16:09:53 UTC


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Fix for three denial of service vulnerabilities in ekg (2.30 KB, text/x-patch)
2007-06-27 23:18 UTC, Lubomir Kundrak
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-06-27 23:18:07 UTC
Description of problem:

Debian issued an update for ekg patching three denial of service issues,
one of them triggerable by malicious Gadu-Gadu user:

   * Patched three medium severity security issues in src/events.c:
     - CVE-2007-1663 A memory leak in handling image messages, which may cause
       memory exhaustion resulting in a DoS (ekg program crash). Exploitable by
       a hostile GG user.
     - CVE-2007-1664 off-by-one in token OCR function, which may cause a null
       pointer dereference resulting in a DoS (ekg program crash). Exploitable
       by MiTM (hostile HTTP proxy or TCP stream injection) or a hostile GG
       server.
     - CVE-2007-1665 potential memory exhaust in token OCR function, which may
       cause memory exhaustion resulting in a DoS (ekg program crash).
       Exploitable by MiTM (hostile HTTP proxy or TCP stream injection) or a
       hostile GG server. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

ekg-1.7-0.4.rc2.fc7

Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-06-27 23:18:08 UTC
Created attachment 158077 [details]
Fix for three denial of service vulnerabilities in ekg

Comment 2 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski 2007-06-30 00:10:56 UTC
Fixed and built (available in koji).

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2007-07-02 16:09:50 UTC
ekg-1.7-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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