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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2004-0626
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:38:56
Published 06 Dec 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2004-0626

Summary

The tcp_find_option function of the netfilter subsystem in Linux kernel 2.6, when using iptables and TCP options rules, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption by infinite loop) via a large option length that produces a negative integer after a casting operation to the char type.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Conectiva Linux 10

  • Gentoo Linux

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.0

  • Suse Linux 8.0

  • Suse Linux 8.1

  • Suse Linux 8.2

  • Suse Linux 9.0

  • Suse Linux 9.1


References

XF - linux-tcpfindoption-dos(16554)

GENTOO - GLSA-200407-12

BUGTRAQ - 20040630 Remote DoS vulnerability in Linux kernel 2.6.x

FEDORA - FEDORA-2004-202

CONECTIVA - CLA-2004:852

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2004:020


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:40