Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 170777
CVE-2005-2973 ipv6 infinite loop
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:54 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #170772 +++
Tetsuo Handa reported a infinite loop allowing a local user to crash a ipv6
When looking at this update I noticed another patch that we might be missing,
not checked into it's ability to have a security relevance:
See bug #170772 for a reproducer.
cat 65536 > /proc/sys/fs/file-max
then run the reproducer.
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
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