Bug 142730 - CAN-2004-1016 CMSG validation checks
Summary: CAN-2004-1016 CMSG validation checks
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 2.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jim Paradis
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: public=20041208,impact=important
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-12-13 14:04 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2013-08-06 01:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-01-21 15:37:25 UTC

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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:016 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2005-01-21 05:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2004-12-13 14:04:36 UTC
isec.pl reported to vendor-sec on 20041125 a DoS caused
by scm_send with exploiter that they say affects 2.4.28
Also reported by Georgi Guninski on Dec08

Fixed upstream in 2.6.10-rc3 and 2.4-bk.


Both changesets required.  See bug 142729 for reproducer etc

Comment 1 Jim Paradis 2004-12-21 18:40:39 UTC
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL2.1 E7
patch pool (in kernel version 2.4.9-e.58)

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-01-21 15:37:25 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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