CVE-2007-1218 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one buffer overflow in the parse_elements function in the 802.11 printer code (print-802_11.c) for tcpdump 3.9.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted 802.11 frame. NOTE: this was originally referred to as heap-based, but it might be stack-based.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (05/11/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=232347 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-802_11.c
http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-802_11.c?r1=1.31.2.11&r2=1.31.2.12
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2798
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2799
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Mar/0003.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1272
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:056
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:155
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0368.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0387.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22772
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017717
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2007/TLSA-2007-46.txt
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-429-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0793
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=168916 Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32749
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1100
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9520

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1218
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017
Source:
MITRE