National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2007-1734 Detail

Description

The DCCP support in the do_dccp_getsockopt function in net/dccp/proto.c in Linux kernel 2.6.20 and later does not verify the upper bounds of the optlen value, which allows local users running on certain architectures to read kernel memory or cause a denial of service (oops), a related issue to CVE-2007-1730.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

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

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2511
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/463969/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017820
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33274
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43321

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1734
NVD Published Date:
03/28/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018