CVE-2006-4623

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2006-08-21
Bugzilla:
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 2.6.17.8 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.

Statement

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=204912

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
Last Modified

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