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CVE-2007-6762 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel before 2.6.20, there is an off-by-one bug in net/netlabel/netlabel_cipso_v4.c where it is possible to overflow the doi_def->tags[] array.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2a2f11c227bdf292b3a2900ad04139d301b56ac4 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2a2f11c227bdf292b3a2900ad04139d301b56ac4 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.20 Broken Link

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

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 (excluding)
2.6.20


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6762
NVD Published Date:
07/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
07/30/2019