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.
Published 2007-07-16 22:30:00
Updated 2024-01-12 22:06:04
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-3798

68.66%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-3798

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST 2024-01-12

CWE ids for CVE-2007-3798

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • The product does not check the return value from a method or function, which can prevent it from detecting unexpected states and conditions.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2007-3798

  • Red Hat 2007-07-31
    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/

References for CVE-2007-3798

Products affected by CVE-2007-3798

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