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The sctp_new function in (1) ip_conntrack_proto_sctp.c and (2) nf_conntrack_proto_sctp.c in Netfilter in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.20.13 and 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by causing certain invalid states that trigger a NULL pointer dereference.

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The sctp_new function in (1) ip_conntrack_proto_sctp.c and (2) nf_conntrack_proto_sctp.c in Netfilter in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.20.13 and 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by causing certain invalid states that trigger a NULL pointer dereference.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-2876
Product(s):