Bug 202122 - CVE-2006-3745 Local SCTP privilege escalation
Summary: CVE-2006-3745 Local SCTP privilege escalation
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
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Assignee: Neil Horman
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: impact=important,source=kernelsec,rep...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-08-10 20:57 UTC by Marcel Holtmann
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2006-08-22 18:53:21 UTC

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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0617 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2006-08-22 04:00:00 UTC

Description Marcel Holtmann 2006-08-10 20:57:59 UTC
Report from Wei Wang of McAfee Avert Labs:

A locally exploitable flaw has been found in the Linux sctp module
sctp_make_abort_user function that allows local users to gain root privileges
and also execute arbitrary code at kernel privilege level.

Comment 11 Jason Baron 2006-08-18 14:04:44 UTC
committed in kernel 42.0.2

Comment 13 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-08-22 18:53:23 UTC
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.


Comment 14 Jason Baron 2006-08-30 17:55:49 UTC
committed in stream U5 build 42.4. A test kernel with this patch is available
from http://people.redhat.com/~jbaron/rhel4/

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