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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 : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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: 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:
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 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
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
CERT TA07-352A
VUPEN ADV-2007-2578
TURBO TLSA-2007-46
TRUSTIX 2007-0023
BUGTRAQ 20070720 rPSA-2007-0147-1 tcpdump
BID 24965 tcpdump Print-bgp.C Remote Integer Underflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-06-23
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
GENTOO GLSA-200707-14
SLACKWARE SSA:2007-230-01
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:016
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0368
SECTRACK 1018434

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-3798

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