CVE-2005-2456

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-07-25
Bugzilla:
1617719: CVE-2005-2456 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert function in xfrm_user.c in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops or deadlock) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a p->dir value that is larger than XFRM_POLICY_OUT, which is used as an index in the sock->sk_policy array.

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2005:663 2005-09-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2005:514 2005-10-05
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