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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-3798

Integer overflow in print-bgp.c in the BGP dissector in tcpdump 3.9.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted TLVs in a BGP packet, related to an unchecked return value.
Publish Date : 2007-07-16 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

This issue does not affect the version of tcpdump shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3. Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=250275 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 2007-07-10 2007-07-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-3798 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20073798 unix
DSA-1353-1 tcpdump - integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20493 unix
ELSA-2007:0368: tcpdump security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22387 unix
Integer overflow in print-bgp.c in the BGP dissector in tcpdump 3.9.6 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arb... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9771 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-2007-3798

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Tcpdump Tcpdump 3.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Tcpdump Tcpdump 1

- References For CVE-2007-3798

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=184815 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/26231
SECUNIA 26231
http://secunia.com/advisories/26223
SECUNIA 26223
http://secunia.com/advisories/26168
SECUNIA 26168
http://secunia.com/advisories/26135
SECUNIA 26135
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 CONFIRM
http://cvs.tcpdump.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/tcpdump/print-bgp.c?r1=1.91.2.11&r2=1.91.2.12
http://secunia.com/advisories/26263
SECUNIA 26263
http://secunia.com/advisories/26266
SECUNIA 26266
http://secunia.com/advisories/26286
SECUNIA 26286
http://secunia.com/advisories/26395
SECUNIA 26395
http://secunia.com/advisories/27580
SECUNIA 27580
http://secunia.com/advisories/26404
SECUNIA 26404
http://secunia.com/advisories/26521
SECUNIA 26521
http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
SECUNIA 28136
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200707-14.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200707-14
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:06.tcpdump.asc
FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-07:06
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.449313
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-230-01
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1353
DEBIAN DSA-1353
http://www.digit-labs.org/files/exploits/private/tcpdump-bgp.c
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/2578
VUPEN ADV-2007-2578
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:148
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:148
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_16_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:016
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0368.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0368
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0387.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0387
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24965
BID 24965 tcpdump Print-bgp.C Remote Integer Underflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-06-23
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/474225/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070720 rPSA-2007-0147-1 tcpdump
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0023/
TRUSTIX 2007-0023
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018434
SECTRACK 1018434
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/2007/TLSA-2007-46.txt
TURBO TLSA-2007-46
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
CERT TA07-352A
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-492-1
UBUNTU USN-492-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3798

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


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