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CVE-2007-3798 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in print-bgp.c in the BGP dissector in tcpdump 3.9.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted TLVs in a BGP packet, related to an unchecked return value.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/16/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/31/2007)

This issue does not affect the version of tcpdump shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3. Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=250275 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=184815
http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-bgp.c?r1=1.91.2.11&r2=1.91.2.12
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:06.tcpdump.asc
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200707-14.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.449313
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1353
http://www.digit-labs.org/files/exploits/private/tcpdump-bgp.c
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:148
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_16_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0368.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0387.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/474225/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24965
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018434
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0023/
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2007/TLSA-2007-46.txt
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-492-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2578 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238 Vendor Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9771

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9771
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9771

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3798
NVD Published Date:
07/16/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018