CVE-2007-3642 Detail

Current Description

The decode_choice function in net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_h323_asn1.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.20.15, 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.6, and before 2.6.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an encoded, out-of-range index value for a choice field, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/10/2007)

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=25845b5155b55cd77e42655ec24161ba3feffa47
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.20.15
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21.6
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.22
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1356
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:195
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24818
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-510-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2466 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3642
NVD Published Date:
07/09/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2012
Source:
MITRE