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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1730

Integer signedness error in the DCCP support in the do_dccp_getsockopt function in net/dccp/proto.c in Linux kernel 2.6.20 and later allows local users to read kernel memory or cause a denial of service (oops) via a negative optlen value.
Publish Date : 2007-03-28 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.6
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1730

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 3

- References For CVE-2007-1730

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2482
SREASON 2482
http://secunia.com/advisories/25392
SECUNIA 25392
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/1143
VUPEN ADV-2007-1143
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/464144/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070329 Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] Linux Kernel DCCP Memory Disclosure Vulnerability
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017820
SECTRACK 1017820
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23162
BID 23162 Linux Kernel DCCP Multiple Local Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-05-25
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-464-1
UBUNTU USN-464-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/33274
XF kernel-dccp-information-disclosure(33274)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/463934/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070327 Linux Kernel DCCP Memory Disclosure Vulnerability
http://marc.info/?l=dccp&m=117509584316267&w=2
MLIST [dccp] 20070328 [PATCH 1/1] getsockopt: Fix DCCP_SOCKOPT_[SEND,RECV]_CSCOV

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1730

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


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