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CVE-2007-2172 Detail

Current Description

A typo in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.21-rc6 and 2.4 before 2.4.35 causes RTA_MAX to be used as an array size instead of RTN_MAX, which leads to an "out of bound access" by the (1) dn_fib_props (dn_fib.c, DECNet) and (2) fib_props (fib_semantics.c, IPv4) functions.

Source:  MITRE
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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.21-rc6 Vendor Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0488.html Third Party Advisory
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-287.htm Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1356 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1363 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.35 Vendor Advisory
http://www.mail-archive.com/git-commits-head@vger.kernel.org/msg08269.html Broken Link
http://www.mail-archive.com/git-commits-head@vger.kernel.org/msg08270.html Broken Link
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:216 Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0347.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1049.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23447 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry Vendor Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-464-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2690 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33979 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10764 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.4.0
Up to (excluding)
2.4.35
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.6.0
Up to (including)
2.6.20
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git5:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git6:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:git7:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2172
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018