CVE-2003-0550

NameCVE-2003-0550
DescriptionThe STP protocol, as enabled in Linux 2.4.x, does not provide sufficient security by design, which allows attackers to modify the bridge topology.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-358, DSA-423
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-image-2.4.17-ia64sourcewoodykernel-image-2.4.17-ia64mediumDSA-423
kernel-image-2.4.18-1-alphasourcewoody2.4.18-10.mediumDSA-358
kernel-image-2.4.18-1-i386sourcewoody2.4.18-11mediumDSA-358
kernel-image-2.4.18-i386bfsourcewoody2.4.18-5woody4mediumDSA-358
kernel-source-2.4.18sourcewoody2.4.18-13mediumDSA-358
kernel-source-2.4.27source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- kernel-source-2.4.27 <not-affected> (Fixed before upload in the archive; 2.4.22-pre3)

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