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net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x up to 2.6.21-rc3 inadvertently copies the ipv6_fl_socklist from a listening TCP socket to child sockets which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) or double free by opening a listening IPv6 socket attaching a flow label and connecting to that socket.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10130

net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x up to 2.6.21-rc3 inadvertently copies the ipv6_fl_socklist from a listening TCP socket to child sockets which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) or double free by opening a listening IPv6 socket attaching a flow label and connecting to that socket.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-1592
Product(s):