ID CVE-2007-1218
Summary Off-by-one buffer overflow in the parse_elements function in the 802.11 printer code (print-802_11.c) for tcpdump 3.9.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted 802.11 frame. NOTE: this was originally referred to as heap-based, but it might be stack-based.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:tcpdump:tcpdump:3.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 6.8 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:31)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:19:57.436-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description Off-by-one buffer overflow in the parse_elements function in the 802.11 printer code (print-802_11.c) for tcpdump 3.9.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted 802.11 frame. NOTE: this was originally referred to as heap-based, but it might be stack-based.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9520
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Off-by-one buffer overflow in the parse_elements function in the 802.11 printer code (print-802_11.c) for tcpdump 3.9.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted 802.11 frame. NOTE: this was originally referred to as heap-based, but it might be stack-based.
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0368
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:0387
rpms
  • arpwatch-14:2.1a13-18.el5
  • libpcap-14:0.9.4-11.el5
  • libpcap-devel-14:0.9.4-11.el5
  • tcpdump-14:3.9.4-11.el5
  • arpwatch-14:2.1a13-12.el4
  • libpcap-14:0.8.3-12.el4
  • tcpdump-14:3.8.2-12.el4
refmap via4
apple APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
bid 22772
cert TA07-352A
confirm
debian DSA-1272
fedora
  • FEDORA-2007-347
  • FEDORA-2007-348
fulldisc 20070301 tcpdump: off-by-one heap overflow in 802.11 printer
mandriva
  • MDKSA-2007:056
  • MDKSA-2007:155
misc
osvdb 32427
sectrack 1017717
secunia
  • 24318
  • 24354
  • 24423
  • 24451
  • 24583
  • 24610
  • 27580
  • 28136
turbo TLSA-2007-46
ubuntu USN-429-1
vupen
  • ADV-2007-0793
  • ADV-2007-4238
xf tcpdump-print80211c-bo(32749)
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-05-11
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=232347 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:31
Published 02-03-2007 - 21:18
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