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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4997

Integer underflow in the ieee80211_rx function in net/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SKB length value in a runt IEEE 802.11 frame when the IEEE80211_STYPE_QOS_DATA flag is set, aka an "off-by-two error."
Publish Date : 2007-11-06 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.1
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 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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-09-04 2007-10-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-4997 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20074997 unix
DSA-1428-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20179 unix
ELSA-2007:0993: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21806 unix
Integer underflow in the ieee80211_rx function in net/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.23 a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10596 unix
RHSA-2007:0993: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070993 unix
RHSA-2007:1104: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071104 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-2007-4997

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.22.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2007-4997

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:006
http://secunia.com/advisories/28170
SECUNIA 28170
http://secunia.com/advisories/28806
SECUNIA 28806
http://secunia.com/advisories/28706
SECUNIA 28706
http://secunia.com/advisories/28971
SECUNIA 28971
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26337
BID 26337 Linux Kernel IEEE80211 HDRLen Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-21
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:105
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:105
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-558-1
UBUNTU USN-558-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-578-1
UBUNTU USN-578-1
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/bunk/linux-2.6.16.y/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.16.57-rc1 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/28033
SECUNIA 28033
http://secunia.com/advisories/27912
SECUNIA 27912
http://secunia.com/advisories/27824
SECUNIA 27824
http://secunia.com/advisories/27614
SECUNIA 27614
http://secunia.com/advisories/27555
SECUNIA 27555
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1428
DEBIAN DSA-1428
http://secunia.com/advisories/28162
SECUNIA 28162
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:064
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/avi/kvm.git;a=commitdiff;h=04045f98e0457aba7d4e6736f37eed189c48a5f7
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:232
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:232
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:226
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:226
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:008
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:008
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_59_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:059
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0993.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0993
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1104.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1104
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1
UBUNTU USN-574-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38247
XF kernel-ieee80211-dos(38247)
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3718
VUPEN ADV-2007-3718
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4997

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


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