CVE-2008-2136

HIGH

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.

References

http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html

http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=121031533024912&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/30198

http://secunia.com/advisories/30241

http://secunia.com/advisories/30276

http://secunia.com/advisories/30368

http://secunia.com/advisories/30499

http://secunia.com/advisories/30818

http://secunia.com/advisories/30962

http://secunia.com/advisories/31107

http://secunia.com/advisories/31198

http://secunia.com/advisories/31341

http://secunia.com/advisories/31628

http://secunia.com/advisories/31689

http://secunia.com/advisories/33201

http://secunia.com/advisories/33280

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-362.htm

http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0169

http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1588

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.5

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:174

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0607.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0612.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0973.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29235

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020118

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1543/references

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1716/references

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42451

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11038

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6503

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00294.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-05-16

Updated: 2018-10-31

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH