CVE Database

CVE-2008-2136

Impact: Important
Public: 2008-05-09
Bugzilla: 446031: CVE-2008-2136 kernel: sit memory leak
IAVA: 2009-A-0105

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2008-2136 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2008:0585 August 26, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0001 January 08, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0973 December 17, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0607 July 23, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0612 August 04, 2008
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0787 January 05, 2009

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