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CVE-2007-2480 Detail

Current Description

The _udp_lib_get_port function in net/ipv4/udp.c in Linux kernel 2.6.21 and earlier does not prevent a bind to a port with a local address when there is already a bind to that port with a wildcard local address, which might allow local users to intercept local traffic for daemons or other applications.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=de34ed91c4ffa4727964a832c46e624dd1495cf5

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)
2.6.21


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2480
NVD Published Date:
05/03/2007
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2008