CVE-2007-2172

NameCVE-2007-2172
DescriptionA typo in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.21-rc6 and 2.4 before 2.4.35 causes RTA_MAX to be used as an array size instead of RTN_MAX, which leads to an "out of bound access" by the (1) dn_fib_props (dn_fib.c, DECNet) and (2) fib_props (fib_semantics.c, IPv4) functions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1356-1, DSA-1363-1, DSA-1503-1, DSA-1503-2, DSA-1504-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local, user-initiated)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourcesarge1.9.1sarge8mediumDSA-1504-1
hostap-modules-i386sourcesarge1:0.3.7-1sarge3mediumDSA-1503-1
i2csourcesarge1:2.9.1-1sarge2mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-alphasourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge6mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-armsourcesarge2.4.27-2sarge6mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-i386sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge6mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-ia64sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge6mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-m68ksourcesarge2.4.27-3sarge6mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-s390sourcesarge2.4.27-2sarge6mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.4.27-sparcsourcesarge2.4.27-9sarge6mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-alphasourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-amd64sourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-hppasourcesarge2.6.8-7sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-i386sourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-ia64sourcesarge2.6.8-15sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-m68ksourcesarge2.6.8-5sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-s390sourcesarge2.6.8-6sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-2.6.8-sparcsourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-image-speakup-i386sourcesarge2.4.27-1.1sarge5mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-latest-2.4-alphasourcesarge101sarge3mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-latest-2.4-i386sourcesarge101sarge2mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-latest-2.4-s390sourcesarge2.4.27-1sarge2mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-latest-2.4-sparcsourcesarge42sarge3mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-patch-2.4.27-mipssourcesarge2.4.27-10.sarge4.040815-3mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-patch-powerpc-2.4.27sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge6mediumDSA-1503-1
kernel-patch-powerpc-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-13sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
kernel-source-2.4.27sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge7mediumDSA-1503-2
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-17sarge1mediumDSA-1504-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.21-1medium
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-13etch2mediumDSA-1363-1
mindi-kernelsourcesarge2.4.27-2sarge5mediumDSA-1503-1
pcmcia-modules-2.4.27-i386sourcesarge3.2.5+2sarge2mediumDSA-1503-1
systemimagersourcesarge3.2.3-6sarge5mediumDSA-1503-1

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