A typo in IPv6 flowlabel handling code in Linux kernels 2.4 up
to 2.4.32 and 2.6 before 2.6.14 could be used by a local
attacker to cause the kernel free non-allocated memory and in
turn corrupt kernel memory and/or crash the machine.
Fixed upstream by:
This issue affects kernels 2.4 as well as 2.6 up to 2.6.14
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.
All in attendance at 12-JAN-06 RHEL meeting approved for MUSTFIX list for RHEL4-U3