Bug 250433 - CVE-2007-2172 fib_semantics.c out of bounds access vulnerability
Summary: CVE-2007-2172 fib_semantics.c out of bounds access vulnerability
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 384481
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: ia64 Linux
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Assignee: Don Howard
QA Contact: Martin Jenner
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Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2007-08-01 15:59 UTC by Marcel Holtmann
Modified: 2008-05-28 22:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-28 22:29:27 UTC
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Description Marcel Holtmann 2007-08-01 15:59:03 UTC
The Linux kernel is prone to an out-of-bounds-access vulnerability. This issue
occurs because the semantics for IPv4 Forwarding Information Base fail to
adequately bounds-check user-supplied data before accessing an array.

An attacker can exploit this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions.
Arbitrary code execution may also be possible, but this has not been confirmed.

Comment 1 Don Howard 2008-05-28 22:29:27 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 384481 ***

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