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CVE-2008-2136 - Seminary Brother

Description

Memory leak in the ipip6_rcv function in net/ipv6/sit.c in the Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.36.5 and 2.6 before 2.6.25.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via network traffic to a Simple Internet Transition (SIT) tunnel interface related to the pskb_may_pull and kfree_skb functions and management of an skb reference count.

Reference

http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=121031533024912&w=2 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29235 http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3 http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0169 http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1588 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00294.html http://secunia.com/advisories/30198 http://secunia.com/advisories/30241 http://secunia.com/advisories/30276 http://secunia.com/advisories/30368 http://secunia.com/advisories/31341 http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:174 http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020118 http://secunia.com/advisories/30818 http://secunia.com/advisories/31198 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0612.html http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167 http://secunia.com/advisories/31107 http://secunia.com/advisories/30962 http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0607.html http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html http://secunia.com/advisories/31628 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-362.htm http://secunia.com/advisories/31689 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0973.html http://secunia.com/advisories/33201 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html http://secunia.com/advisories/33280 http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.5 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1716/references http://secunia.com/advisories/30499 http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1543/references https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42451 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6503 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11038