Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 238949
CVE-2007-2242 IPv6 routing headers issue
Last modified: 2016-07-06 19:44:58 EDT
The IPv6 protocol allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via
crafted IPv6 type 0 route headers (IPV6_RTHDR_TYPE_0) that create network
amplification between two routers.
A patch for this issue has been included in build 2.6.18-8.1.4.el5.
confirmed patch to disable RH0 ipv6 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
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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