The Linux kernel 2.6.20 through 188.8.131.52 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a certain IPv6 packet, possibly involving the Jumbo Payload hop-by-hop option (jumbogram).
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.9
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
Official Statement from Red Hat (01/21/2008)
Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
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