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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1527

Original release date: 05/03/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The SCTP-netfilter code in Linux kernel before 2.6.16.13 allows remote attackers to trigger a denial of service (infinite loop) via unknown vectors that cause an invalid SCTP chunk size to be processed by the for_each_sctp_chunk function.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

Solution

Upgrade to Linux Kernel version 2.6.16.13 : http://www.kernel.org/

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19926
External Source: XF
Name: linux-sctp-netfilter-dos(26194)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0493
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-161.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.13
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20398
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-302-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20157
External Source: BID
Name: 17806
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:028
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25229
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:086
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0024
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10373
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1632
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20237
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20716
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21745

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10373
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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