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446031: CVE-2008-2136 kernel: sit memory leak

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 and 2.6 before 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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0612 2008-08-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0973 2008-12-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0787 2009-01-05
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2008:0585 2008-08-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0607 2008-07-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0001 2009-01-08

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