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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1218

Off-by-one buffer overflow in the parse_elements function in the 802.11 printer code (print-802_11.c) for tcpdump 3.9.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted 802.11 frame. NOTE: this was originally referred to as heap-based, but it might be stack-based.
Publish Date : 2007-03-02 Last Update Date : 2010-11-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=232347 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2007-03-02 2007-03-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2007:0368: tcpdump security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22387 unix
Off-by-one buffer overflow in the parse_elements function in the 802.11 printer code (print-802_11.c) for tcpdump 3.9.5 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9520 unix
RHSA-2007:0368: tcpdump security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070368 unix
RHSA-2007:0387: tcpdump security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070387 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1218

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Tcpdump Tcpdump 3.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Tcpdump Tcpdump 1

- References For CVE-2007-1218

http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-802_11.c CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
CERT TA07-352A
http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-802_11.c?r1=1.31.2.11&r2=1.31.2.12
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2798
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-347
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2799
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-348
http://secunia.com/advisories/24318
SECUNIA 24318
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2007/Mar/0003.html
FULLDISC 20070301 tcpdump: off-by-one heap overflow in 802.11 printer
http://secunia.com/advisories/24354
SECUNIA 24354
http://secunia.com/advisories/24423
SECUNIA 24423
http://secunia.com/advisories/24451
SECUNIA 24451
http://secunia.com/advisories/24583
SECUNIA 24583
http://secunia.com/advisories/24610
SECUNIA 24610
http://secunia.com/advisories/27580
SECUNIA 27580
http://www.osvdb.org/32427
OSVDB 32427
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:155
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:155
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:056
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:056
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/0793
VUPEN ADV-2007-0793
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1272
DEBIAN DSA-1272
http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
SECUNIA 28136
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22772
BID 22772 tcpdump IEEE802.11 Printer Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-06-23
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0387.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0387
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0368.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0368
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017717
SECTRACK 1017717
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2007/TLSA-2007-46.txt
TURBO TLSA-2007-46
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-429-1
UBUNTU USN-429-1
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=168916
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/32749
XF tcpdump-print80211c-bo(32749)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1100 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1218

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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