Rule Category

BROWSER-FIREFOX -- Snort has detected traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Firefox browser, or products that have the "Gecko" engine (Thunderbird email client, etc.).

Alert Message

BROWSER-FIREFOX Mozilla products overflow event handling memory corruption attempt

Rule Explanation

The sctp_new function in (1) ip_conntrack_proto_sctp.c and (2) nf_conntrack_proto_sctp.c in Netfilter in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.20.13, and 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.4, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by causing certain invalid states that trigger a NULL pointer dereference. Impact: CVSS base score 6.1 CVSS impact score 6.9 CVSS exploitability score 6.5 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2007-2876
The sctp_new function in (1) ip_conntrack_proto_sctp.c and (2) nf_conntrack_proto_sctp.c in Netfilter in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.20.13, and 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.4, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by causing certain invalid states that trigger a NULL pointer dereference.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score6.1
Impact Score6.9 Exploit Score6.5
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access