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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3792

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3792

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/03/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

net/sctp/socket.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26.4 does not verify that the SCTP-AUTH extension is enabled before proceeding with SCTP-AUTH API functions, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) via vectors that result in calls to (1) sctp_setsockopt_auth_chunk, (2) sctp_setsockopt_hmac_ident, (3) sctp_setsockopt_auth_key, (4) sctp_setsockopt_active_key, (5) sctp_setsockopt_del_key, (6) sctp_getsockopt_maxburst, (7) sctp_getsockopt_active_key, (8) sctp_getsockopt_peer_auth_chunks, or (9) sctp_getsockopt_local_auth_chunks.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ps3
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt_debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vanilla
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen

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