Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 238946
CVE-2007-1496 Various NULL pointer dereferences in netfilter code
Last modified: 2016-07-06 21:33:54 EDT
The nfnetlink_log in the netfilter code allows attackers to cause a denial of
service (crash) via unspecified vectors involving the (1) nfulnl_recv_config
function, (2) using "multiple packets per netlink message", and (3) bridged
packets, which trigger a NULL pointer dereference.
A patch for this issue has been included in build 2.6.18-8.1.4.el5.
confirmed fix is in 2.6.18-8.1.4.el5.
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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