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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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3798
Original release date:
07/16/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
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: 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/

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=184815 External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source MISC 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 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:06.tcpdump.asc External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-07:06
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200707-14.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200707-14
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.449313 External Source SLACKWARE SSA:2007-230-01
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1353 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1353
http://www.digit-labs.org/files/exploits/private/tcpdump-bgp.c External Source MISC http://www.digit-labs.org/files/exploits/private/tcpdump-bgp.c
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:148 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:148
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_16_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:016
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0368.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0368
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0387.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0387
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/474225/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070720 rPSA-2007-0147-1 tcpdump
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24965 External Source BID 24965
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018434 External Source SECTRACK 1018434
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0023/ External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0023
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2007/TLSA-2007-46.txt External Source TURBO TLSA-2007-46
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-492-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-492-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-352A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2578 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2578
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9771 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9771

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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