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 126.96.36.199 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 188.8.131.52 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
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