CVE-2005-3806

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-10-25
Bugzilla:
1617840: CVE-2005-3806 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The IPv6 flow label handling code (ip6_flowlabel.c) in Linux kernels 2.4 up to 2.4.32 and 2.6 before 2.6.14 modifies the wrong variable in certain circumstances, which allows local users to corrupt kernel memory or cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering a free of non-allocated memory.

Find out more about CVE-2005-3806 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0101 2006-01-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2006:0191 2006-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2006:0190 2006-02-01
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0140 2006-01-19
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