Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 191202
CVE-2006-2272 SCTP incoming COOKIE_ECHO and HEARTBEAT packets DoS
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:24 EST
Linux SCTP before 2.6.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
via incoming IP fragmented COOKIE_ECHO and HEARTBEAT SCTP control chunks.
This issue hasn't been reproduced with RHEL4, but the vulnerable code is the
same as upstream.
The upstream fix can be found here:
committed in stream U4 build 36.1. A test kernel with this patch is available
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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