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CVE-2017-7458 Detail

Current Description

The NetworkInterface::getHost function in NetworkInterface.cpp in ntopng before 3.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) via an empty field that should have contained a hostname or IP address.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
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): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/ntop/ntopng/blob/3.0/CHANGELOG.md Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/ntop/ntopng/commit/01f47e04fd7c8d54399c9e465f823f0017069f8f Issue Tracking Patch Release Notes Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ntop:ntopng:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7458
NVD Published Date:
06/26/2017
NVD Last Modified:
06/29/2017