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CVE-2007-4567 Detail

Current Description

The ipv6_hop_jumbo function in net/ipv6/exthdrs.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22 does not properly validate the hop-by-hop IPv6 extended header, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and kernel panic) via a crafted IPv6 packet.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/20/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4567
Original release date:
12/20/2007
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/21/2010)

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Shipped kernels do not include upstream commit a11d206d that introduced the problem. This upstream commit was backported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via RHBA-2008:0314. It was reported and addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0019.html

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8450 External Source CONFIRM http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8450
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e76b2b2567b83448c2ee85a896433b96150c92e6 External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e76b2b2567b83448c2ee85a896433b96150c92e6
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0019.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0019
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0053.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0053
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26943 External Source BID 26943
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-574-1
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-558-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-558-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=548641 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=548641
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39171 External Source XF linux-kernel-ipv6-dos(39171)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11083 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11083
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7474 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7474
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0095.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2010:0095

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11083
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11083
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7474
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7474

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.2.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.4.36.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.18:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.19.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.20.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.21.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.6.21.7

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