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It is possible to crash the remote host by sending it an SCTP packet.
There is a flaw in the SCTP code included in Linux kernel versions
2.6.16.x that results in a kernel panic when an SCTP packet with an
unexpected ECNE chunk is received in a CLOSED state. An attacker can
leverage this flaw to crash the remote host with a single, possibly
See also :
Upgrade to Linux kernel version 2.6.17 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true