Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 174082
CVE-2005-3806 ipv6 DOS
Last modified: 2014-06-18 04:28:43 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #174081 +++
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
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL3 E7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-37.0.1.EL).
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.
A fix for this problem has also been committed to the RHEL3 U7
patch pool this evening (in kernel version 2.4.21-39.EL).