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CVE-2007-2525 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) socket implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21-git8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating a socket using connect, and releasing it before the PPPIOCGCHAN ioctl is initialized.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/08/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2525
Original release date:
05/08/2007
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/snapshots/patch-2.6.21-git8.log Patch External Source CONFIRM http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/snapshots/patch-2.6.21-git8.log
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0488.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0488
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-287.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-287.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1356 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1356
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1503
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1504
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:171
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:196
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:216 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:216
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_51_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:051
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_53_kernel.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:053
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23870 External Source BID 23870
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-486-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-486-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-489-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-489-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-510-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-510-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1703 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-1703
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34150 External Source XF kernel-pppoe-dos(34150)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10594 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10594
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0376.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0376

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10594
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10594

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