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CVE-2007-1496 Detail

Current Description

nfnetlink_log in netfilter in the Linux kernel before 2.6.20.3 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unspecified vectors involving the (1) nfulnl_recv_config function, (2) using "multiple packets per netlink message", and (3) bridged packets, which trigger a NULL pointer dereference.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1289
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.20.3
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_43_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0347.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22946 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-464-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0944
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9831

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.6.20.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1496
NVD Published Date:
03/16/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017