CVE-2006-5619

LOW

Description

The seqfile handling (ip6fl_get_n function in ip6_flowlabel.c) in Linux kernel 2.6 up to 2.6.18-stable allows local users to cause a denial of service (hang or oops) via unspecified manipulations that trigger an infinite loop while searching for flowlabels.

References

http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/11/5/46

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/22665

http://secunia.com/advisories/22754

http://secunia.com/advisories/23370

http://secunia.com/advisories/23384

http://secunia.com/advisories/23474

http://secunia.com/advisories/23593

http://secunia.com/advisories/23752

http://secunia.com/advisories/23997

http://secunia.com/advisories/24206

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm

http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=bcd620757d3a4ae78ef0ca41adb5d9e400ed92b6

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:002

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:012

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:025

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/451097/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20847

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-395-1

http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1233

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4297

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29970

https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-760

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9311

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-10-31

Updated: 2018-10-17

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW