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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2007-1388

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2007-1388

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/10/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The do_ipv6_setsockopt function in net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c in Linux kernel before 2.6.20, and possibly other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops) by calling setsockopt with the IPV6_RTHDR option name and possibly a zero option length or invalid option value, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release

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