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CVE-2007-1730 Detail

Description

Integer signedness error in the DCCP support in the do_dccp_getsockopt function in net/dccp/proto.c in Linux kernel 2.6.20 and later allows local users to read kernel memory or cause a denial of service (oops) via a negative optlen value.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/28/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/23/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=dccp&m=117509584316267&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2482
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/463934/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464144/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23162
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017820
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-464-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1143
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33274

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1730
NVD Published Date:
03/28/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017