Bug 171386 - CVE-2005-3275 NAT DoS
CVE-2005-3275 NAT DoS
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Don Howard
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 168424
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Reported: 2005-10-21 08:54 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0140
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-01-19 11:01:29 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-10-21 08:54:07 EDT
CVE-2005-3275 states:
        The NAT code (1) ip_nat_proto_tcp.c and (2) ip_nat_proto_udp.c
        in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.13 and 2.4 before 2.4.32-rc1
        incorrectly declares a variable to be static, which allows
        remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
        corruption) by causing two packets for the same protocol to be
        NATed at the same time, which leads to memory corruption.


This issue was already fixed in EL4 in linux-2.6.12-network.patch but not in EL3
which looks vulnerable to this issue.
Comment 1 Ernie Petrides 2005-10-21 18:28:57 EDT
RHEL3 looks vulnerable to me, too.
Comment 2 Ernie Petrides 2005-10-27 22:32:41 EDT
Reassigning to Don at Linda's request.
Comment 3 Ernie Petrides 2005-11-02 20:54:35 EST
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 U7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-37.8.EL).
Comment 5 Ernie Petrides 2006-01-11 18:34:06 EST
A fix for this problem has also been committed to the RHEL3 E7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-37.0.1.EL).
Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-01-19 11:01:29 EST
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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