Bug 1618241 (CVE-2006-6106) - CVE-2006-6106 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2006-6106 security flaw
Alias: CVE-2006-6106
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-08-16 12:45 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2021-02-16 23:13 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 12:45:40 UTC

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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:45:35 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 16:52:10 UTC
MITRE description:

Multiple buffer overflows in the cmtp_recv_interopmsg function in the Bluetooth driver (net/bluetooth/cmtp/capi.c) in the Linux kernel 2.4.22 up to and 2.6.2 before, and 2.6.19.x, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via CAPI messages with a large value for the length of the (1) manu (manufacturer) or (2) serial (serial number) field.

Comment 2 Stephen Herr 2019-06-13 19:31:14 UTC

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via the following bug:

This issue does not affect the version of the Linux kernel shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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