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The netfilter/iptables module in Linux before 2.6.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) or bypass firewall rules via crafted packets which are not properly handled by the skb_checksum_help function.

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The netfilter/iptables module in Linux before 2.6.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) or bypass firewall rules via crafted packets which are not properly handled by the skb_checksum_help function.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0449
Product(s):