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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2007-4997

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/06/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

Integer underflow in the ieee80211_rx function in net/ieee80211/ieee80211_rx.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted SKB length value in a runt IEEE 802.11 frame when the IEEE80211_STYPE_QOS_DATA flag is set, aka an "off-by-two error."

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release

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