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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.8 7.8
CVE Id CVE-2008-2136
Last Modified 19 Mar 2012 12:00:00
Published 16 May 2008 08:54:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-2136

Summary

Memory leak in the ipip6_rcv function in net/ipv6/sit.c in the Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.36.5 and 2.6 before 2.6.25.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via network traffic to a Simple Internet Transition (SIT) tunnel interface, related to the pskb_may_pull and kfree_skb functions, and management of an skb reference count.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2


References

XF - linux-kernel-ipip6rcv-dos(42451)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-1716

VUPEN - ADV-2008-1543

UBUNTU - USN-625-1

SECTRACK - 1020118

BID - 29235

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0973

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0787

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0612

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0607

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0585

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:174

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:167

CONFIRM - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3

CONFIRM - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.5

CONFIRM - http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-362.htm

SECUNIA - 33280

SECUNIA - 33201

SECUNIA - 31689

SECUNIA - 31628

SECUNIA - 31341

SECUNIA - 31198

SECUNIA - 31107

SECUNIA - 30962

SECUNIA - 30818

SECUNIA - 30499

MLIST - [linux-kernel] 20080509 Re: When should kfree_skb be used?

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2008:032

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2008:030

FEDORA - FEDORA-2008-3949

DEBIAN - DSA-1588

CONFIRM - http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0169

SECUNIA - 30368

SECUNIA - 30276

SECUNIA - 30241

SECUNIA - 30198

CONFIRM - http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:10