Executive Summary

Name CVE-2007-5893 First vendor Publication 2007-11-07
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-07-29

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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HTTPSocket.cpp in the C++ Sockets Library before 2.2.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an HTTP request with a missing protocol version number, which triggers an exception. NOTE: some of these details were obtained from third party information.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5893

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-3 Using Leading 'Ghost' Character Sequences to Bypass Input Filters
CAPEC-7 Blind SQL Injection
CAPEC-8 Buffer Overflow in an API Call
CAPEC-9 Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
CAPEC-10 Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
CAPEC-13 Subverting Environment Variable Values
CAPEC-14 Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
CAPEC-18 Embedding Scripts in Nonscript Elements
CAPEC-22 Exploiting Trust in Client (aka Make the Client Invisible)
CAPEC-24 Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
CAPEC-28 Fuzzing
CAPEC-31 Accessing/Intercepting/Modifying HTTP Cookies
CAPEC-32 Embedding Scripts in HTTP Query Strings
CAPEC-42 MIME Conversion
CAPEC-43 Exploiting Multiple Input Interpretation Layers
CAPEC-45 Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
CAPEC-46 Overflow Variables and Tags
CAPEC-47 Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
CAPEC-52 Embedding NULL Bytes
CAPEC-53 Postfix, Null Terminate, and Backslash
CAPEC-63 Simple Script Injection
CAPEC-64 Using Slashes and URL Encoding Combined to Bypass Validation Logic
CAPEC-66 SQL Injection
CAPEC-67 String Format Overflow in syslog()
CAPEC-71 Using Unicode Encoding to Bypass Validation Logic
CAPEC-72 URL Encoding
CAPEC-73 User-Controlled Filename
CAPEC-78 Using Escaped Slashes in Alternate Encoding
CAPEC-79 Using Slashes in Alternate Encoding
CAPEC-80 Using UTF-8 Encoding to Bypass Validation Logic
CAPEC-81 Web Logs Tampering
CAPEC-83 XPath Injection
CAPEC-85 Client Network Footprinting (using AJAX/XSS)
CAPEC-86 Embedding Script (XSS ) in HTTP Headers
CAPEC-88 OS Command Injection
CAPEC-91 XSS in IMG Tags
CAPEC-99 XML Parser Attack
CAPEC-101 Server Side Include (SSI) Injection
CAPEC-104 Cross Zone Scripting
CAPEC-106 Cross Site Scripting through Log Files
CAPEC-108 Command Line Execution through SQL Injection
CAPEC-109 Object Relational Mapping Injection
CAPEC-110 SQL Injection through SOAP Parameter Tampering
CAPEC-171 Variable Manipulation

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
42105 C++ Sockets Library HTTPSocket.cpp Malformed HTTP Request Remote DoS

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26361
CONFIRM http://www.alhem.net/Sockets/Changelog
OSVDB http://osvdb.org/42105
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/27535
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38309

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