Bug 1618104 (CVE-2006-2446) - CVE-2006-2446 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2006-2446 security flaw
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2006-2446
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-08-16 12:21 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 12:21:49 UTC


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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:21:43 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:42:55 UTC
MITRE description:

Race condition between the kfree_skb and __skb_unlink functions in the socket buffer handling in Linux kernel 2.6.9, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), as demonstrated using the TCP stress tests from the LTP test suite.


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