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CVE-2007-1218 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/02/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1218
Original release date:
03/02/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red 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 Type Source Name
http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-802_11.c External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source MISC 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 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2798 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-347
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2799 External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2007-348
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Mar/0003.html External Source FULLDISC 20070301 tcpdump: off-by-one heap overflow in 802.11 printer
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1272 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1272
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:056 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:056
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:155 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:155
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0368.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0368
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0387.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0387
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22772 External Source BID 22772
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017717 External Source SECTRACK 1017717
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2007/TLSA-2007-46.txt External Source TURBO TLSA-2007-46
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-429-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-429-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-352A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0793 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-0793
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=168916 Vendor Advisory External Source MISC https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=168916
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32749 External Source XF tcpdump-print80211c-bo(32749)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1100 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1100
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9520 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9520

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9520
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9520

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