Upstream information

CVE-2007-4997 at MITRE


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."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 307625 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
  • kernel-bigsmp >=
  • kernel-debug >=
  • kernel-default >=
  • kernel-iseries64 >=
  • kernel-kdump >=
  • kernel-ppc64 >=
  • kernel-smp >=
  • kernel-source >=
  • kernel-syms >=
  • kernel-um >=
  • kernel-xen >=
  • kernel-xenpae >=