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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      Last Modified:  03/28/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1730
Original release date:
03/28/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
9.2
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://marc.info/?l=dccp&m=117509584316267&w=2 External Source MLIST [dccp] 20070328 [PATCH 1/1] getsockopt: Fix DCCP_SOCKOPT_[SEND,RECV]_CSCOV
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2482 External Source SREASON 2482
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/463934/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070327 Linux Kernel DCCP Memory Disclosure Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464144/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070329 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] Linux Kernel DCCP Memory Disclosure Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23162 External Source BID 23162
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017820 External Source SECTRACK 1017820
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-464-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-464-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1143 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1143
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33274 External Source XF kernel-dccp-information-disclosure(33274)

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