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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6282

The IPsec implementation in Linux kernel before 2.6.25 allows remote routers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a fragmented ESP packet in which the first fragment does not contain the entire ESP header and IV.
Publish Date : 2008-05-08 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-11-29 2008-02-22
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6282 unix
DSA-1630 linux-2.6 -- denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8183 unix
DSA-1630-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18465 unix
ELSA-2008:0275: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22087 unix
RHSA-2008:0237: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080237 unix
RHSA-2008:0275: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080275 unix
The IPsec implementation in Linux kernel before 2.6.25 allows remote routers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10549 unix
USN-625-1 -- linux, linux-source-2.6.15/20/22 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17496 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-2007-6282

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux As 4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Es 4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Ws 4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1

- References For CVE-2007-6282
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:031
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:032
BID 29081 Linux Kernel IPSec Fragmented ESP Packet Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-27
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0275
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0237
MLIST [linux-netdev] 20080222 [Patch] Crash (BUG()) when handling fragmented ESP packets
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:030
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0585
XF linux-kernel-esp-dos(42276)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10549

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6282

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