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.
Published 2007-12-21 00:46:00
Updated 2023-02-13 02:18:19
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionInput validationDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2007-4567

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2007-4567
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 52869
IPs affected by CVE-2007-4567 182,877
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-4567

7.02%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-4567

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2007-4567

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Vendor statements for CVE-2007-4567

  • Red Hat 2010-01-21
    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

Products affected by CVE-2007-4567

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