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1618199: CVE-2006-4623 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) decapsulation component in dvb-core/dvb_net.c in the dvb driver in the Linux kernel allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an SNDU length of 0 in a ULE packet.

Find out more about CVE-2006-4623 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4:

This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0689 2006-10-05
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