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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1734

The DCCP support in the do_dccp_getsockopt function in net/dccp/proto.c in Linux kernel 2.6.20 and later does not verify the upper bounds of the optlen value, which allows local users running on certain architectures to read kernel memory or cause a denial of service (oops), a related issue to CVE-2007-1730.
Publish Date : 2007-03-28 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
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 versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1734

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 3

- References For CVE-2007-1734
XF linux-kernel-dccp-info-disclosure(43321)
XF kernel-dccp-information-disclosure(33274)
BUGTRAQ 20070327 Re: [Full-disclosure] Linux Kernel DCCP Memory Disclosure Vulnerability
SECTRACK 1017820

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1734

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