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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6282

Original release date: 05/07/2008
Last revised: 08/21/2010


The IPsec implementation in Linux kernel before 2.6.25 allows remote routers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a fragmented ESP packet in which the first fragment does not contain the entire ESP header and IV.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0275
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-netdev] 20080222 [Patch] Crash (BUG()) when handling fragmented ESP packets
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10549
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1630
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-625-1
External Source: XF
Name: linux-kernel-esp-dos(42276)
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:031
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:030
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=404291
External Source: BID
Name: 29081
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0237
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0585
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2008:032

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10549
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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