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243262: CVE-2007-2525 PPPoE socket PPPIOCGCHAN denial of service

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Memory leak in the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) socket implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21-git8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by creating a socket using connect, and releasing it before the PPPIOCGCHAN ioctl is initialized.

Find out more about CVE-2007-2525 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0376 2007-06-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2007:0488 2007-06-25
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