Bug 192635 - CVE-2006-1857 SCTP HB-ACK chunk overflow
CVE-2006-1857 SCTP HB-ACK chunk overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Neil Horman
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 181409
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Reported: 2006-05-22 06:00 EDT by Marcel Holtmann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0575
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Last Closed: 2006-08-10 19:22:11 EDT
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Description Marcel Holtmann 2006-05-22 06:00:59 EDT
If SCTP receives a badly formatted HB-ACK chunk, it is possible that we may
access invalid memory and potentially have a buffer overflow.

The upstream fix can be found here:

Comment 1 Marcel Holtmann 2006-05-22 06:06:55 EDT
This is the link for the real upstream fix:

Comment 6 Jason Baron 2006-06-19 16:27:30 EDT
committed in stream U4 build 39.1. A test kernel with this patch is available
from http://people.redhat.com/~jbaron/rhel4/
Comment 8 Mike Gahagan 2006-07-14 16:40:32 EDT
Patch is in -42.EL.
Comment 10 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-08-10 19:22:17 EDT
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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