CVE Database

CVE-2009-0065

Impact: Important
Public: 2008-12-26
CWE: CWE-228->CWE-119
Bugzilla: 478800: CVE-2009-0065 kernel: sctp: memory overflow when FWD-TSN chunk is received with bad stream ID

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-git8 allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via an FWD-TSN (aka FORWARD-TSN) chunk with a large stream ID.

Find out more about CVE-2009-0065 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 8.3
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2009:0053 February 04, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2 server) (kernel) RHSA-2009:1055 May 20, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0331 March 12, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2009:0264 February 10, 2009

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