CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2005-10-04


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The udp_v6_get_port function in udp.c in Linux 2.6 before 2.6.14-rc5, when running IPv6, allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and crash).

Find out more about CVE-2005-2973 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0191 February 01, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0140 January 19, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0493 May 24, 2006
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0190 February 01, 2006

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