CVE-2007-1592

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0347 2007-05-16
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0673 2007-08-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0436 2007-06-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0672 2007-08-08
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHBA-2007:0304 2007-04-28