CVE-2005-3858

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2005-08-26
Bugzilla:
1617843: CVE-2005-3858 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory leak in the ip6_input_finish function in ip6_input.c in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and earlier might allow attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed IPv6 packets with unspecified parameter problems, which prevents the SKB from being freed.

Find out more about CVE-2005-3858 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 3 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0140 2006-01-19
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