CVE-2007-2172

MEDIUM

Description

A typo in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.21-rc6 and 2.4 before 2.4.35 causes RTA_MAX to be used as an array size instead of RTN_MAX, which leads to an "out of bound access" by the (1) dn_fib_props (dn_fib.c, DECNet) and (2) fib_props (fib_semantics.c, IPv4) functions.

References

http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.21-rc6

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0488.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/25068

http://secunia.com/advisories/25288

http://secunia.com/advisories/25392

http://secunia.com/advisories/25838

http://secunia.com/advisories/26289

http://secunia.com/advisories/26450

http://secunia.com/advisories/26620

http://secunia.com/advisories/26647

http://secunia.com/advisories/27913

http://secunia.com/advisories/29058

http://secunia.com/advisories/33280

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-287.htm

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1356

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1363

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1503

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1504

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.35

http://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg08269.html

http://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg08270.html

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:171

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:196

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:216

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0347.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1049.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23447

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-464-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2690

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33979

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10764

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2007-04-22

Updated: 2018-10-19

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM