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Memory leak in the icmp_push_reply function in Linux 2.6 before 2.6.12.6 and 2.6.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of crafted packets that cause the ip_append_data function to fail aka "DST leak in icmp_push_reply."

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11346

Memory leak in the icmp_push_reply function in Linux 2.6 before 2.6.12.6 and 2.6.13 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of crafted packets that cause the ip_append_data function to fail aka "DST leak in icmp_push_reply."

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-3848
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