Bug 238949 - (CVE-2007-2242) CVE-2007-2242 IPv6 routing headers issue
CVE-2007-2242 IPv6 routing headers issue
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2007-05-03 22:10 EDT by Marcel Holtmann
Modified: 2016-07-06 19:44 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2007-0347
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-05-16 14:57:40 EDT
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Description Marcel Holtmann 2007-05-03 22:10:30 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.

Comment 1 Don Howard 2007-05-07 13:13:46 EDT
A patch for this issue has been included in build 2.6.18-8.1.4.el5.
Comment 2 Mike Gahagan 2007-05-09 16:19:11 EDT
confirmed patch to disable RH0 ipv6 is in 2.6.18-8.1.4.el5.
Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-16 14:57:41 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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