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CVE-2017-7397 Detail


** DISPUTED ** BackBox Linux 4.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ksoftirqd CPU consumption) via a flood of packets with Martian source IP addresses (as defined in RFC 1812 section 5.3.7). This product enables net.ipv4.conf.all.log_martians by default. NOTE: the vendor reports "It has been proved that this vulnerability has no foundation and it is totally fake and based on false assumptions."


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.exploitalert.com/view-details.html?id=26361 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://backbox.org/portal/blog/false-cve-backbox-46-unmasked Vendor Advisory 
https://cxsecurity.com/issue/WLB-2017040001 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://forum.backbox.org/security-advisories/waiting-verification-backbox-os-denial-of-service/msg10218 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41781/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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