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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4567

The ipv6_hop_jumbo function in net/ipv6/exthdrs.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22 does not properly validate the hop-by-hop IPv6 extended header, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and kernel panic) via a crafted IPv6 packet.
Publish Date : 2007-12-20 Last Update Date : 2012-03-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 20

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. Shipped kernels do not include upstream commit a11d206d that introduced the problem. This upstream commit was backported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via RHBA-2008:0314. It was reported and addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0019.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
7.8
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2009-12-18 2007-09-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2010-0019 -- kernel security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28255 unix
ELSA-2010:0019: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22036 unix
Linux Kernel IPv6 Hop-By-Hop Header Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7474 unix
RHSA-2010:0019: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22178 unix
RHSA-2010:0019: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100019 unix
The ipv6_hop_jumbo function in net/ipv6/exthdrs.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22 does not properly validate the hop-b... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11083 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-2007-4567

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.2.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.4.36.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.19.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.20.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.21.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 30

- References For CVE-2007-4567

http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8450 CONFIRM
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0095.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0095
http://secunia.com/advisories/25505
SECUNIA 25505
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e76b2b2567b83448c2ee85a896433b96150c92e6 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/28170
SECUNIA 28170
http://secunia.com/advisories/28706
SECUNIA 28706
http://secunia.com/advisories/38015
SECUNIA 38015
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0019.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0019
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0053.html
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0053
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26943
BID 26943 Linux Kernel IPv6 Hop-By-Hop Header Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-05-28
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-558-1
UBUNTU USN-558-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1
UBUNTU USN-574-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39171
XF linux-kernel-ipv6-dos(39171)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=548641 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4567

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


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