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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.9 4.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-3686
Last Modified 19 Mar 2012 12:00:00
Published 14 Aug 2008 06:41:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3686

Summary

The rt6_fill_node function in net/ipv6/route.c in Linux kernel 2.6.26-rc4, 2.6.26.2, and possibly other 2.6.26 versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) via IPv6 requests when no IPv6 input device is in use, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.26.2


References

XF - linux-kernel-rt6fillnode-dos(44605)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2422

SECUNIA - 31579

MLIST - [linux-kernel] 20080808 Re: OOPS, ip -f inet6 route get fec0::1, linux-2.6.26, ip6_route_output, rt6_fill_node+0x175

MLIST - [linux-kernel] 20080807 OOPS, ip -f inet6 route get fec0::1, linux-2.6.26, ip6_route_output, rt6_fill_node+0x175

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=5e0115e500fe9dd2ca11e6f92db9123204f1327a


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:34