This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
It is possible to crash the remote host by sending it a specially-
There is a flaw in the SCTP code included in Linux kernel versions
before 184.108.40.206 that results in a kernel panic when an SCTP packet
with an unknown chunk type is received. An attacker can leverage this
flaw to crash the remote host with a single, possibly forged, packet.
See also :
Upgrade to Linux kernel version 220.127.116.11 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Denial of Service
Nessus Plugin ID: 25483 (linux_sctp_unknown_chunk_type_dos.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 24376
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2876
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.