Upstream information

CVE-2007-2480 at MITRE

Description

The _udp_lib_get_port function in net/ipv4/udp.c in Linux kernel 2.6.21 and earlier does not prevent a bind to a port with a local address when there is already a bind to that port with a wildcard local address, which might allow local users to intercept local traffic for daemons or other applications.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 270912 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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