CVE-ID

CVE-2007-2765

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
blockhosts.py in BlockHosts before 2.0.3 does not properly parse daemon log files, which allows remote attackers to add arbitrary deny entries to the /etc/hosts.allow file and cause a denial of service by adding arbitrary IP addresses to a daemon log file, as demonstrated by logging in through ssh using a login name containing certain strings with an IP address, which is not properly handled by a regular expression, a related issue to CVE-2006-6301.
References
Note: References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
Assigning CNA
N/A
Date Entry Created
20070518 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20070518)
Votes (Legacy)
Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
This is an entry on the CVE list, which standardizes names for security problems.