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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1357

Original release date: 04/10/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The atalk_sum_skb function in AppleTalk for Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.21, and possibly 2.4.x, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an AppleTalk frame that is shorter than the specified length, which triggers a BUG_ON call when an attempt is made to perform a checksum.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 23376
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-464-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1244
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25078
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1304
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:043
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1340
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25714
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:029
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.20.5
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:030
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:035
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25961
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24901
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25691
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25683
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25392
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=235857
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25099
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24793
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25226
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1286
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen

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