CVE-2007-4997 Detail

Current Description

Integer underflow in the ieee80211_rx function in net/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SKB length value in a runt IEEE 802.11 frame when the IEEE80211_STYPE_QOS_DATA flag is set, aka an "off-by-two error."


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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/bunk/linux-2.6.16.y/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.16.57-rc1
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/avi/kvm.git;a=commitdiff;h=04045f98e0457aba7d4e6736f37eed189c48a5f7
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1428
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23 Patch 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:226
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:232
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:008
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:105
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_59_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0993.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1104.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26337
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-558-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-578-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3718
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38247
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10596

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4997
NVD Published Date:
11/06/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.