Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 174083
CVE-2005-3806 ipv6 DOS (ipf)
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:06:55 EST
+++ 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
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,
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