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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      Last Modified:  07/16/2007      View Analysis Description

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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: 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:

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source MISC External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17 External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-07:06 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200707-14 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-230-01 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1353 External Source MISC External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:148 External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:016 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0368 Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0387 External Source BUGTRAQ 20070720 rPSA-2007-0147-1 tcpdump External Source BID 24965 External Source SECTRACK 1018434 External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0023 External Source TURBO TLSA-2007-46 External Source UBUNTU USN-492-1 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-352A Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2578 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4238 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9771

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