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CVE-2007-4997 Detail

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."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/06/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10596
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10596

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.6.22.7


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4997
NVD Published Date:
11/06/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017