CVE-2010-0006

high
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Description

The ipv6_hop_jumbo function in net/ipv6/exthdrs.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.4, when network namespaces are enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via an invalid IPv6 jumbogram, a related issue to CVE-2007-4567.

References

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=300951

http://cert.fi/en/reports/2010/vulnerability341748.html

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=2570a4f5428bcdb1077622342181755741e7fa60

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-January/034250.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00002.html

http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=126343325807340&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/38168

http://secunia.com/advisories/38333

http://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0006

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/14/2

http://www.osvdb.org/61876

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37810

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=555217

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-01-26

Updated: 2018-11-13

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.1

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
47202Fedora 11 : kernel-2.6.30.10-105.2.4.fc11 (2010-0919)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
47198Fedora 12 : kernel-2.6.31.12-174.2.3.fc12 (2010-0823)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
44411SuSE 11.2 Security Update: kernel (2010-01-28)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
44399Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : linux, linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerabilities (USN-894-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical