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1618207: CVE-2006-4997 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The clip_mkip function in net/atm/clip.c of the ATM subsystem in Linux kernel allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via unknown vectors that cause the ATM subsystem to access the memory of socket buffers after they are freed (freed pointer dereference).

Find out more about CVE-2006-4997 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0689 2006-10-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2006:0710 2006-10-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0013 2007-01-17
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0012 2007-01-17
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