CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2007-03-16


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x up to 2.6.21-rc3 inadvertently copies the ipv6_fl_socklist from a listening TCP socket to child sockets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) or double free by opening a listening IPv6 socket, attaching a flow label, and connecting to that socket.

Find out more about CVE-2007-1592 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-2007:0672 August 08, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0436 June 08, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHBA-2007:0304 April 28, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0347 May 16, 2007
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0673 August 08, 2007

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